On line casino Affiliation of New Jersey Names Ocean CEO Glebocki President
Posted on: Could 12, 2021, 12:01h.
Final up to date on: Could 11, 2021, 04:07h.
The On line casino Affiliation of New Jersey (CANJ) has discovered its subsequent president by the use of Terry Glebocki, a longtime veteran of Atlantic Metropolis’s gaming business who’s presently the chief government officer of Ocean On line casino Resort.
CANJ wanted to discover a successor for Steve Callender, who introduced his retirement in March. The main commerce group representing the pursuits of Atlantic Metropolis’s 9 casinos within the New Jersey Trenton capital mentioned its members chosen Glebocki to go the group.
“I’m privileged and honored to succeed Steve Callender,” Glebocki mentioned in a press release. “Steve efficiently led our group through the COVID-19 pandemic, and we’re grateful for the power and management he has proven in these unprecedented instances.
I’m thrilled to guide the CANJ ahead as we work to assist Atlantic Metropolis and the area get well from this devastating pandemic and proceed the continuing revitalization of this world-class vacation spot,” she added.
Together with her appointment, Glebocki turns into the primary feminine to go the CANJ.
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Glebocki replaces Callender, who has been concerned in Atlantic Metropolis for the reason that city took its first authorized wager again in 1978. Callender labored his approach up from a desk recreation supplier at Resorts to overseeing lots of the city’s on line casino resorts.
Callender most lately served as regional president of the newly fashioned Caesars Leisure. The corporate operates Caesars, Harrah’s, and Tropicana on the town.
Glebocki takes his place with greater than three many years of her personal expertise in Atlantic Metropolis. Her profession within the beachfront gaming city dates again to 1987, when she was the assistant controller of the Bally’s Grand. The Boardwalk resort would later change into the Atlantic Metropolis Hilton, and ultimately, the Atlantic Membership.
Glebocki joined former President Donald Trump’s Trump Leisure Resorts in 1991 to change into the on line casino operator’s VP of finance. She held that place till 2007, when she joined the Revel Leisure Group, the corporate that will take 5 years to open the $2.4 billion Revel On line casino Resort.
Revel closed in chapter in 2014 earlier than ultimately reopening as Ocean in 2018. Glebocki, who on the time was working as the manager vp of Tropicana Leisure, returned to the previous Experience early 2019 as CFO. Ocean, then absolutely owned by New York hedge fund Luxor Capital, named her CEO the next December.
The times of the board rooms and government suites of on line casino resorts in Las Vegas and Atlantic Metropolis being dominated by males are lengthy gone.
MGM Resorts adopted Ocean’s lead in early 2020 when it appointed Melonie Johnson to run its Borgata. Right this moment, three of the 9 casinos on the town are headed by ladies. Together with Glebocki and Johnson, Jacqueline Grace is the senior vp and normal supervisor of Tropicana.
Johnson was the primary African-American girl to be named to guide an Atlantic Metropolis on line casino, and Grace the second.
“I’m pleased with my fellow feminine executives who’re paving the way in which for different proficient ladies to affix the management ranks, additional reworking the gaming business right into a extra numerous and dynamic office,” Glebocki added this week.