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Two new executives appointed by Ameristar

Nov 19, 2002 7:55 AM

   Two new executive appointments have been announced by Ameristar Casinos Inc. (ASCA). They are Todd Greenberg a vice president of strategic planning and analysis, and Jeffrey Jackson as corporate director of internal audits.

   Greenberg has been given responsibility of strategic forecasting and related modeling as well as implementing the operating and capital budgeting processes, monitoring construction budget activities and overseeing the annual procurement planning process.

   Before joining Ameristar, Greenberg was vice president of finance/special projects for Wynn Design and Development. He also has held executive positions with Mirage Resorts Inc.

   Jackson has held management positions with the accounting firms of Arthur Andersen and PrincewaterhouseCoopers.

   John Boushy, senior vice president of operations, products and services and chief information officer for Harrah’s Entertainment Inc. (HET) has received a “20/20 Vision Award” from CIO magazine. The award honors “innovative leaders with the vision to see where IT can make a difference and the will and focus to drive it there.”

   JoLyn White has joined the Nevada Commission on Tourism as its new marketing manager. She previously was with the marketing team at Caesars Tahoe and prior to that was marketing director for Winnemucca Convention & Visitors Authority.

   Phil Hogen of Black Hawk, S.D., has been confirmed by the U.S. Senate as the new chairman of the National Indian Gaming Commission. Hogen, a Kadoka native and a former U.S. attorney for South Dakota, is an associate solicitor for Indian Affairs at the Department of Interior.

   Clifton E. Lind has been promoted to CEO of Multimedia Games Inc. (MGAM). He succeeds founder and current CEO Gordon T. Graves who remains chairman of the board.

   Mary Belardo has announced that he will step down at the end of the calendar year from her position as chairwoman of the Torres-Martinez Desert Cahuilla Indians of Southern California.

   Gary R. Fish has resigned as chief financial officer of Concorde Gaming Corporation (CGAM). The company said it has begun a search for a successor to Fish.