Suzo-Happ Group announced that Jim Brendel, president of Suzo-Happ North America has been promoted to president and chief executive officer of the Suzo-Happ Group. Brendel will succeed Jim Norton who is chairman of Suzo-Happ Group.
“Jim’s distinguished career, strong North American performance and commitment to customer satisfaction will serve as a foundation for taking our global company to higher levels in the future,” said Jim Norton, chairman of the Suzo-Happ Group in a prepared statement.
Brendel has been in management roles in the gaming and amusement industries since 1988. He has been with Suzo-Happ Group since 2005 when the company he founded, Advanced Electronic Systems, Inc. (AESI), merged with Suzo Happ Group. Brendel entered the coin operated industry in 1988 with Coin Controls, Inc. where he served initially as controller and later as general manager.