MGM Resorts International Appoints Anton Nikodemus to President and COO of Casino Marketing

roulette wheelMGM Resorts International, one of the world's leading global hospitality companies, has named Anton Nikodemus as the newly created postion of president and chief operating officer of casino marketing.

He was appointed to the position by Bill Hornbuckle, MGM Resorts' chief marketing officer.
"Anton will be responsible for strategic planning for Casino Marketing including marketing development, both nationally and internationally," Hornbuckle said. "The creation of the new position is rooted in the MGM Resorts strategic plan's focus on growth," Hornbuckle added.

Nikodemus will lead the strategic planning process for casino marketing, special events, customer development teams and programs, governance and credit/collection decisions. He will provide leadership in strategic planning efforts for future marketing development.

He will also coordinate efforts between senior management and be responsible for developing, implementing and managing all aspects of national casino marketing, national branch offices, international marketing and international branch offices.

Nikodemus received his Bachelor of Science degree in business management and marketing from Arizona State University.

He joined MGM Resorts International in 2005 as senior vice president of hotel operations for the MGM Grand Las Vegas. Most recently, Nikodemus was president and chief operating officer for the Monte Carlo Resort and Casino.

Prior to joining MGM Resorts, he served as resort manager for the Boca Raton Resort and Club in Boca Raton, Florida. He also served as president of the Palm Beach County Convention and Visitors Bureau.