Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) Expands Presence in Brazil with New Government Relations and Business Development Executive, Valter Delfraro Junior


Further deepening its commitment to the established and emerging sectors of the gaming industry in Latin America and the Caribbean, Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) has welcomed Valter Delfraro Junior to its Latin America & Caribbean team.

GLI has been working with Brazil clients for more than 15 years now, and as our client base continues to grow, GLI is taking a step further by developing local resources to continue to successfully support its market needs.

Delfraro is GLI’s new Government Relations and Business Development Executive based in Brazil. In his new role, he will be supporting the industry with their certification and consultancy needs while they explore new opportunities in Brazil and elsewhere in the world. He will also be a valuable resource to government entities in their path to analyzing the expansion of gaming verticals and its correspondent regulation to guarantee the transparency, integrity, and fairness of the industry for the benefit of Brazilian citizens. Brazil will be his primary region of focus, and he will support additional countries throughout the region when his areas of expertise are needed.

GLI VP of Latin America & Caribbean Karen Sierra-Hughes said, “I am so pleased to have Valter joining our LatAm & Caribbean team. We continue to build our local resources in the region and providing GLI’s global experience with a local focus to our Brazilian clients in their language, with an understanding of their culture, which is another example of our long-term commitment to the country. Valter is a talented and experienced executive, and his technical and business development background is the perfect complement to our team.”

Delfraro is a Brazilian national based in Sao Paulo, Brazil, fluent in Spanish, English, and native Brazilian Portuguese. His experience includes leading teams of programmers, designers, engineers, and other team members to work on new business development. Among several other duties, he was also responsible for the approval process of gaming software in regulatory bodies in the USA, Latin America, and Spain. His career also includes a manager position at a cloud-based data management company, where he was responsible for the development of systems, support, and production teams.

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