Caesars Entertainment Appoints Senior Execs to Propel Growth

LAS VEGAS—Caesars Entertainment Corporation has appointed two senior executives to help lead the company’s growth and value creation strategy. Marco Roca will join Caesars Entertainment as president of global development, reporting to president and CEO Mark Frissora. Michael Daly will join as SVP, strategy and M&A, reporting to Eric Hession, CFO.

Roca brings more than 30 years of hotel and gaming development experience to Caesars Entertainment. He will oversee all domestic and international development activity, including the pursuit and execution of new markets as well as new projects within the company’s existing property footprint.

Most recently, Roca served as EVP and chief development officer for Hard Rock International. Over the course of his career, he has held senior development roles at Realogy, Wyndham Worldwide and Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, among others. He has completed more than 1,500 development projects around the world during his career.

Daly joins Caesars Entertainment from GE Capital, where he was responsible for strategy, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate development. He has spent the last 15 years at GE and GE Capital in a variety of strategy and finance roles. At Caesars Entertainment, Daly will be responsible for defining and executing the company’s growth strategies, including joint ventures, strategic alliances and M&A.