Named Chief Financial Officer
At Eldorado Resorts Inc. in Reno - NV, USA
Eldorado Resorts, Inc. (NASDAQ: ERI) ("Eldorado" or the "Company") announced today that Bret Yunker has been named Chief Financial Officer, effective May 2, 2019, subject to customary regulatory approvals. Mr. Yunker will assume the CFO position from Thomas (Tom) R. Reeg, the Company's Chief Executive Officer, who on an interim basis has also served as the Company's Chief Financial Officer following his appointment as Chief Executive Officer on January 1, 2019.
Mr. Yunker brings more than twenty years of gaming industry investment banking experience to his new role at Eldorado, most recently serving as Managing Director at J.P. Morgan in its Real Estate Investment Banking group with primary coverage responsibility for the gaming industry. In this role, he worked with clients across several sectors within the gaming industry, including casino operators, gaming equipment and system suppliers, REITs, lottery service providers and online gaming companies.
Mr. Yunker began his banking career in 1998, serving for fourteen years in various investment banking roles including as Managing Director at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. His work with clients over the last twenty years includes broad geographic coverage including North America, Europe, Asia and other emerging markets.
At Eldorado, Mr. Yunker will be responsible for all of the Company's financial and treasury functions including financial reporting, bank relationships, conducting internal and industry analysis to support the Company's goals for growth, investor relations, and M&A activity.