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Kim Stone
Kim StoneGaming Machines Business Manager, SkyCity Entertainment Group
From holding the position of Business Manager at BP Oil, Kim entered the gaming industry as a dealer when SkyCity opened in 1996. She rose through the ranks of the Table Games Department to the position of Operations Manager and also spent 3 years in Surveillance as an Operator and Shift Manager. Kim returned to Table Games in 2008, and in 2010 was seconded to work for 3 years as a Subject Matter Expert on the Bally Gaming System project, travelling to Adelaide, Queenstown and Hamilton to assist in the roll outs. In 2014 she moved into the VIP Gaming Machines department, where, as Gaming Machine Business Manager she leads the Domestic and Platinum Room teams.
Zhan Spalding
Zhan SpaldingGroup Executive Manager, Surveillance, SkyCity Entertainment Group
Zhan has held a number of roles in Hotels, Gaming, Surveillance, Security, Compliance and Projects.

From croupier to Group Executive Manager – Surveillance with many roles in between, from Morocco to New Zealand, via South America she has changed countries and career paths garnering a wealth of international experience.

Zhan is an inspirational leader who takes pride in the development of her people and has contributed to the growth of many careers in our industry.

Callum Mallett
Callum MallettExecutive General Manager Hospitality, SkyCity Auckland
Prior to his time with SkyCity Callum held numerous operational roles, across the cinema industry, retail and F&B. Starting his career with SkyCity in Hotel and Convention sales, Callum then moved into an operational role across the Hotels and Sky Tower. To ensure he gained some gaming experience, Callum then moved to SkyCity Darwin as head of operations, followed by property GM. After 3 years in Australia Callum moved back to head up the NZICC operations team, adding the Security, Host Responsibility and Surveillance portfolios a short time after. He currently has the position of Exec GM of Hospitality, overseeing the non-gaming area of the Auckland business.