Appointment18 October 2019
At Encore Boston Harbor in Everett - MA, USA
Wynn Resorts announced today that Brian Gullbrants will assume the position of President of Encore Boston Harbor. Mr. Gullbrants will replace Robert DeSalvio, who decided to step down after leading the resort for the last five years, culminating in one of the most successful casino resort openings on the East Coast.
Brian Gullbrants most recently led all hotel and food and beverage operations at Encore, working alongside Bob DeSalvio since the pre-opening phase of the resort. Mr. Gullbrants has experience as a leader at some of the top ranked hotels globally. He led the opening of the hotel at Encore Las Vegas in 2008; his role expanded to oversight of both Wynn Las Vegas and Encore hotels in 2011 as Executive Vice President and General Manager. Previous to his work with Wynn Resorts, Mr. Gullbrants spent 20 years with the Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company where he held various operational, general management and corporate executive positions. As Vice President of Operations, Mr. Gullbrants was responsible for overseeing all operational disciplines for The Ritz-Carlton Company worldwide.
Wynn Resorts, Limited (NASDAQ:WYNN) was formed through Steve Wynn's purchase of the Desert Inn Resorts &
Casino in 2000. The company went public in 2002 in the largest initial capitalization of a gaming entertainment
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