Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) Names Richard Howarth Chief Business Officer for APAC Region

December 12, 2023 | Gaming

LAKEWOOD, N.J. (December 11, 2023) – Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) has named Australian gaming and commercial leader Richard Howarth its new Chief Business Officer for the APAC region.

In his role, Howarth will spearhead business growth strategies for the company’s labs in Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney and Macao. He will also direct client relationships with suppliers, operators, regulators, and industry bodies; and ensure alignment with delivery teams to meet the standards and expectations of the global gaming industry.

“We are thrilled to welcome Richard to GLI and specifically to our APAC labs. His depth of knowledge and experience in technology, gaming & hospitality, responsible gaming, and customer relations will be of incredible value to GLI’s clients throughout the APAC region,” said Ian Hughes, Chief Executive Officer (APAC).

Most recently Howarth served as Chief Business Officer – Enterprise Technology Sales for IXUP Limited/BetStop, a technology company that creates responsible gaming products. Previously he served as Executive General Manager, Sales, Marketing, and Corporate Affairs for Trippas White Group, which operates iconic Australian venues. He has also served as General Manager, Sales, Marketing, and Events for The Star Entertainment Group; as Executive Director Sales, Marketing, Strategy for Sportingbet; and as Managing Director of Proxy Consulting, a marketing and technology strategy company, which he founded.

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About Gaming Laboratories International

Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) delivers the highest quality land-based, lottery, and iGaming testing and assessment services worldwide. GLI provides suppliers, operators, and regulators with expert guidance for navigating the future of gaming and ensuring gaming innovations meet regulatory standards with confidence. Since 1989, GLI has certified nearly 2 million items and has tested equipment for more than 567 jurisdictions. GLI has a global network of laboratory locations across six continents and holds U.S. and international accreditations for compliance with ISO/IEC standards for technical competence in the gaming, wagering, and lottery industries. GLI has received multiple awards for its work. For more information, visit

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