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BMI Merchandise Hires CFO; Gary Natter Is Former Six Flags Controller

Posted On: 6/20/2014

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LAKEWOOD, NJ -- Gary Natter has been appointed chief financial officer of BMI Merchandise, one of the amusement industry's largest suppliers of prizes. Natter will manage the company's accounting and financials.

Natter most recently was the controller for Six Flags Great Adventure, where he handled the Jackson, NJ, amusement park's accounting and finances. He also worked for Community Surgical Supply.

"Gary brings a tangible amusement background and accounting experience to BMI," said David Katz, the company's founder and chief executive. "He'll help our team chart a course for continued growth across all amusement channels."

Natter's 20-plus years in finance encompass budgeting, forecasting, operations and tax. He's a CPA and CGMA (chartered global management accountant) with experience in international accounting.

BMI, also known as Bonita Marie International, is a leading supplier of merchandise for redemption centers, direct-pay, tickets-to-prizes and Prize Hub operators. (Prize Hub is BMI's modular self-contained prize-delivery system.)