Caesars Entertainment Corporation (NASDAQ: CZR), the world’s most diversified gaming and entertainment company, today announced the appointment of Richard Broome as Executive Vice President of Public Affairs and Communications.
In this role, Mr. Broome will lead all of Caesars’ internal and external communications efforts, including those at the corporate center and the properties. Mr. Broome was previously Global Head of Corporate Affairs and Government Relations at Hertz.
Jan Jones Blackhurst will continue to oversee Government Relations and Corporate Responsibility. Mr. Broome and Ms. Jones Blackhurst both report to President and Chief Executive Officer Mark Frissora.
“As we set our sights on the next phase of growth for our company and continue to manage through the restructuring of CEOC, I am especially pleased to welcome Rich to the team,” said Mr. Frissora. “Rich will help bring together the communicators across our company to deliver a consistent and relevant message to our customers, colleagues, partners and investors.
“Rich’s appointment will allow Jan to devote more of her time to advancing our various government relations and corporate responsibility efforts,” Mr. Frissora said. “Jan contributes tirelessly to Caesars, and her continued leadership on these initiatives is important to our continued success there.”