CEO, Aristocrat Gaming
Hector Fernandez serves as the CEO of Aristocrat Gaming, overseeing the end-to-end delivery of
Aristocrat’s land-based business on a global scale. Prior to assuming the role of CEO, he served as
President of the Americas and EMEA as well as the Chief Financial Officer for the Americas.
Leading the land-based organization across the globe for over 300 gaming jurisdictions, Hector is a
Guatemalan immigrant to the United States whose dual fluency in English and Spanish continues to set
him apart from other executives.
A leader that rose to success from humble beginnings, his over 15 years of progressive finance, strategy and accounting experience serve as guiding principles to Aristocrat’s ongoing track record of success.
Furthermore, his continued dedication and investment in the organization’s employees and the
company culture further demonstrate his exemplary leadership. A certified public accountant, he holds
an MBA with a concentration in Finance & Marketing from the University of Southern California. He also has a BA in Economics with a minor in Accounting and Government from Claremont McKenna College.
Hector and his wife Lesley have 2 children, Sofia and Mateo. Additionally, he loves to travel and has
been to 5 of 7 continents. When he’s not leading the Aristocrat business, he can be found spending time
with his family and friends as well as staying up to date on sports news and exploring new cities.