Brad Schnepf has been promoted to president of Marnell Properties, an affiliate company of Marnell Corrao Associates. He previously was vice president of real estate.
A pair of appointments was announced by Churchill Downs Inc. (CHDN). They were Edward D. Blaser, Jr., as the new deputy director of security and Thomas J. Schneider, vice president, guest services.
Blaser recently retired as Lt. Col. in the Louisville, Ky., police department. Schneider will be leaving his post as chief operating officer of Musselman Hotels LLC of Louisville, Ky.
Aztar Corporation (AZR), operator of the Tropicana Hotel/Casino in Las Vegas, has reported the death of Robert S. Rosow of San Antonio, Tex., a member of the company’s board of directors. He had been a member of the board since 1989 and served as chairman of the company’s audit committee.
Tom Davis, a gaming executive with experience in both Atlantic City and in the mid-western states, has been appointed president of Sands Casino Hotel in Atlantic City.
Barrick Gold Corp. has dumped its CEO, Randall Oliphant, and replaced him with Gregory Wilkins, who formerly served as the company’s chief financial officer but left Barrick Gold to join Horsham Corp. that later became TrizecHahn Corp.