Caesars Entertainment Corporation (CEC) has confirmed the appointment of Jim Firth as its new Venue Director for EMEA properties.
The appointment of Firth as European venue director will see him takeover immediate management of Caesars famous London Casino property ‘The Sportsman’ (Marylebone).
Firth has over 25 years’ experience working in Casinos and the leisure industry. Prior to joining Caesars European operations, Firth had served as General Casino Manager for Gentings Blackpool (2013-2016), and in various senior management roles for Gala Coral Group.
Detailing the appointment of Firth, Caesars executive team stated that it had hired the best candidate who had an exceptional knowledge of running casino operations combined with experience in multi-site businesses.
Mike Rothwell, Managing Director, Caesars Entertainment EMEA “We were immediately drawn to Jim’s impressive and extensive experience in the gaming industry. His passion and drive are clear to see, he will undoubtedly bring a fresh approach to the team at The Sportsman Casino.”
Taking up his new role with Caesars, Jim Firth stated “I have been very fortunate to have worked for a number of high profile operators in the gaming sector. Caesars is a great global brand; The Sportsman is an iconic London casino and I ‘m really excited to join the Caesars UK business. I’m passionate about driving results through high performing teams and I’m looking forward to adding value and leading a ‘best in class’ operation at The Sportsman Casino.”