SUZOHAPP appoints new Vice President of Finance, CFO EMEA

SUZOHAPP is pleased to announce the appointment of Manuel Gabrie as its new Vice President - Finance, CFO EMEA.

Mr. Gabrie will lead SUZOHAPP EMEA division's accounting and finance functions. He brings with him 20+ years of experience in leading both publicly-owned and PE-backed company accounting and finance functions through periods of transformation. Manuel joins SUZOHAPP from Esterline Souriau where he was responsible for the takeover of the business by Transdigm and its potential spinoff.

"We are excited to have Manuel join the SUZOHAPP team," said Kenneth Ward, Global Chief Financial Officer. "His turnaround experience (people, processes and organizational) coupled with his results and solutions-oriented approach to managing is a welcomed addition to our European operations at this time."

SUZOHAPP provides highly engineered component solutions for interactive self-service hardware to the global amusement, gaming, industrial, transportation and vending markets by serving both equipment operators and original equipment manufacturers. SUZOHAPP's solutions include control devices and systems, currency handling equipment, display solutions, environmental products, machine operation components and payment systems. With approximately 700 global employees in 13 countries serving more than 25,000 customers worldwide, SUZOHAPP has manufacturing, engineering, distribution and service facilities in 13 countries globally. More information is available at SUZOHAPP is owned by affiliates of ACON Investments, L.L.C., a Washington, D.C.-based private equity investment firm that has over $5.3 billion of assets under management. For more information, visit