Peru appoints Yuri Padilla to lead reorganized Directorate of Gambling

Peru appoints Yuri Padilla to lead reorganized Directorate of Gambling

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  • Ted Menmuir, SBC News
February 25, 2024 7:39 AM

MINCETUR – The Ministry of Foreign Trade and Tourism of Peru has announced the appointment of Yuri Guerra Padilla as the new President of the General Directorate of Gambling (DGJCMT).

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On Monday, MINCETUR informed media that it had terminated the tenure of Eduardo Sevilla Echevarría as President of the General Directorate, providing no reasons for the incumbent’s dismissal.

His replacement, Padilla, has worked as a principal advisor to MINCETUR on projects related to Peru’s IT security systems and infrastructure for telecommunications engineering.

2023 proceedings saw MINCETUR charged with taking ownership of Peruvian gambling’s licensing controls and financial supervision of licensed operators – as instructed by President Dina Boluarte.