July 05, 2011 12:07 ET

NEWave Names Clair Rogers Senior V.P. of Sales

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - Jul 5, 2011) - NEWave has named casino gaming industry sales veteran Clair Rogers as its Senior Vice President of Sales, continuing a wave of positive changes in the company's executive leadership team that began earlier this year.

As NEWave's Senior V.P. of Sales, Rogers will lead the company's sales employees and channel partners in helping create innovative and specialized solutions for the company's clients and business partners across North America.

NEWave CEO/CTO Bart Lewin said, "We are thrilled to have Clair Rogers join the NEWave team. Clair has an incredible depth of experience from all sides of the gaming industry, and because our products touch every aspect of the casino floor, he will be an incredible asset to our clients and to our enhanced sales efforts."

Rogers has been leading gaming operations and casino gaming sales teams for nearly 30 years. Always an industry leader, Rogers was one of the first operators to implement floor-wide bonusing solutions in the early 1990s.

Prior to joining NEWave, Rogers provided consultative venue-wide system sales to commercial, river boat and tribal casino operations around the world. He has spent the last 15 years in sales with companies such as IGT, Acres Gaming and Gaming Systems International.

Rogers is a second-generation gaming executive and learned the industry from the ground up, starting as a courier and bartender at Nevada Club in Laughlin, NV. He later served as Food and Beverage Director at Paddlewheel Hotel and Casino and later as Director of Slot Operations at Casino Royale, both in Las Vegas. He has also served as VP and General Manager at Papone's Palace in Central City, CO, and spent more than five years with Sheraton Corporation in various leading management roles.

Rogers holds a Bachelor of Science in Hotel Administration from the University of Nevada Las Vegas.

About NEWave:
NEWave and its clients are creating innovative solutions together. Founded in 1993, NEWave has more than 200 years of combined professional experience in the gaming and hospitality industry identifying, developing and deploying tools and strategies required to successfully manage information technology projects and organization. In addition, NEWave leads the industry in the development and implementation of gaming and hospitality software application and services that provide complete solutions for auditing functions, regulatory compliance and casino cage operations. For more information, please visit

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