Toronto-listed gaming supplier NYX Gaming Group has appointed Chris Armes as its new chief technology officer.

Armes joins from enterprise software giant Oracle Corporation, where he has worked for the past decade, including the past six years as vice president of engineering at the company's systems division.

He has more than 25 years' experience in technology leadership roles, having served at Sun Microsystems before it was acquired by Oracle in a $7.4bn deal in 2010.

As NYX's new technology chief, Armes will manage support and product development teams across sportsbook, lotteries, bingo and casino, developing a single delivery model across all verticals to ensure a product-driven strategy going forward.

"I'm thrilled to be joining NYX Gaming Group in what is a very exciting period of growth for the company," Armes commented. "I'm looking forward to working closely with NYX customers to ensure that our product innovation is in line with their current and future needs."

NYX Gaming Group chief executive Matt Davey added: "We're pleased to welcome Chris to the team, and we look forward to him providing technical direction across numerous areas of our product-led strategy."

Shares in NYX Gaming Group Ltd (Co.Data) (TSX:NYX) closed in Toronto Friday, prior to the announcement, at CAD$2.33 per share.