Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISLE) announced today that it has named Robert C. Wyre as vice president. In this position, Mr. Wyre will be responsible for leading the company’s marketing and operational consulting services to Greektown Casino-Hotel in Detroit, Michigan.
Earlier this week, Isle of Capri announced their engagement by the management board of Greektown Casino, LLC, owner of Greektown Casino-Hotel, to provide consulting services to the property as it completes its Chapter 11 reorganization.
Virginia McDowell, the president and chief operating officer of Isle of Capri, commented, “We are optimistic about the possibilities ahead for Greektown Casino-Hotel, and I am confident that Rob Wyre is exactly the right professional to lead the charge. He is a seasoned veteran with an outstanding variety of experiences and successes across our business and will bring outstanding value to our clients and our company.”
A respected gaming industry veteran, Wyre brings more than 28 years of experience in gaming operations, marketing and player development. Having served at both the corporate and property level, his critical strengths include building team-oriented business processes, managing day-to-day operations and creating gaming experiences that drive customer satisfaction. Most recently, Wyre served as director of operations for Foxwoods Development Company, where he was responsible for developing operational plans for proposed projects. He also held senior positions at Lakes Entertainment in Minnesota, as well as at properties in Michigan, Mississippi, Las Vegas and Atlantic City. Wyre holds a degree in business administration from the University of Nevada at Las Vegas.