Chief financial officer Ron Lam of location-based entertainment venue GameWorks has also taken on the post of chief operating officer. In Lam’s new dual role, his responsibilities include managing the company’s finances, domestic business development, retail, games and attractions, information technology and human resources. He will continue to oversee all strategic and financial planning activities for the company. Prior to joining GameWorks in 1999, Lam served as senior veep and chief financial officer of Universal Studios Hollywood, where he was responsible for financial performance of the theme park and the studio’s retail and entertainment venue Universal CityWalk. GameWorks is co-owned by DreamWorks, Universal Studios and Sega.