Penn National Gaming, Inc. (PENN) has announced that Nelson N. Parker is the new Senior Vice President of Corporate Development, effective May 30, 2017. The move is subject to customary regulatory approvals.
Parker is a 20-year veteran of casino project development and investment management and will report directly to the Penn National’s Chief Financial Officer, William J. Fair.
He joins Penn National from Hard Rock International, where he most recently served as Senior Vice President of Hotel & Casino Development.
Penn National Gaming owns, operates or has ownership interests in gaming and racing facilities and video gaming terminal operations with a focus on slot machine entertainment. The company currently operates twenty-seven gaming facilities in seventeen jurisdictions.