11/18/2012 : CAESARS ENTERTAINMENT APPOINTS CFO
Six month search ends as new chief financial officer announced
Caesars Entertainment Corporation has appointed Donald Colvin as executive vice president and chief financial offer after an extensive search following the departure of Jonathan Halkyard in May 2012.
Colvin joins Caesars after an eight year tenure as chief financial officer at ON Semiconductor Corp. He will report to chief executive Gary Loveman.
“Donald brings to Caesars more than two decades of financial leadership experience and a track record in driving financial strategy, managing complex balance sheets, executing and integrating acquisitions, and increasing shareholder value,” said Loveman.
“His experience will be a valuable addition to Caesars Entertainment, as we execute our strategy to expand our distribution network and further improve our capital structure.”