UNCASVILLE, CT—Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment (MGE), master developer of integrated entertainment resorts (IER) worldwide, made two key promotions to further sustain and promote the company’s growth and development as part of its strategic growth plan for Connecticut and beyond.
After more than 15 years of service to the Tribe, Ray Pineault has been appointed to regional president for MGE, while Jeffrey Hamilton has been promoted to president and general manager at the flagship property, Mohegan Sun Connecticut.
“As a company in the midst of unprecedented growth, it is a priority for us as an enterprise to build the best team of senior executive leaders to support and oversee the continued development of MGE both domestically and internationally, said Mario Kontomerkos, CEO of Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment. “With more than 30 years of combined Mohegan experience between them, we are confident that Ray will be instrumental in driving results within the growing fleet of MGE properties and couldn’t be more pleased to have Jeffrey Hamilton take the reins of our flagship resort and continue raising the standards of excellence at home.”
Pineault joins Chris Block, regional president, who oversees four of MGE’s nine properties in Canada, South Korea, and Las Vegas. Both Pineault and Block report to MGE’s SVSP & COO Michael Silberling.
Assisting in the day-to-day operations of Mohegan Sun Connecticut under the guidance of Pineault and senior leadership for four years as assistant GM Jeff Hamilton is poised to take the helm as president and GM of the property with more than 15 years of Mohegan experience.
Effective immediately, Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment will be conducting a global search to fill the role of assistant GM of Mohegan Sun Connecticut.