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Caesars Entertainment Corporation announces new Board of Directors

Oct 7, 2017 9:12 AM

Caesars Entertainment Corporation, following the completion of its previously announced merger with Caesars Acquisition Company and the conclusion of the restructuring of Caesars Entertainment Operating Company, has announced a new Board of Directors.

The members of the new Board selected James Hunt to be Chairman. Hunt’s corporate resume includes 10 years at The Walt Disney Company and 15 years at Ernst & Young. He also brings extensive board proficiency serving as a director for Brown & Brown, Inc., The St. Joe Company and Penn Mutual Life Insurance Co. in recent years, as well as the Nemours Foundation and Children's Hospital Los Angeles.

Mark Frissora, President and Chief Executive Officer of Caesars Entertainment, will remain an executive member of the Board.

Along with Hunt and Frissora, the new board is comprised of Thomas Benninger, John Boushy, John Dionne, Matthew Ferko, Don Kornstein, David Sambur, Richard Schifter, Marilyn Spiegel and Christopher Williams.