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Mr. Matthew B. Perkins

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Vice President of Marketing Bilox...

Local Address: Mississippi, United States
Harrahs Entertainment Inc
777 Casino Center Dr
Maryland Heights , Missouri 63043
United States

Company Description: Harrah’s Entertainment, Inc. (Harrah’s) is a global casino entertainment provider. The business of the Company is primarily conducted, through its wholly owned...   more
Background

Employment History

Education

  • bachelor's degree , metallurgical engineering
    The Ohio State University
  • master's degree , business administration
    University of Pittsburgh
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Pearl River Resort Names Vice President of Marketing
www.pearlriverresort.com, 20 June 2013 [cached]
Matthew Perkins joins Executive Team
CHOCTAW, Miss. (June 20, 2013) - Pearl River Resort is pleased to announce Matthew Perkins as the new Vice President of Marketing. Matthew is a seasoned marketing expert with extensive experience in brand development. He served in various senior leadership positions with Caesar's Entertainment, the largest gaming corporation in the world. He has held positions at several Caesar's properties in Mississippi and Louisiana, including New Orleans, Vicksburg, Shreveport/Bossier, Tunica and Biloxi.
"We are delighted to have Matthew join our executive team," stated Holly Gagnon, President & CEO.
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Matthew has 13 years of experience and a wealth of knowledge and expertise in Casino/Hotel Marketing. After serving our country in the United States Navy, he began his marketing career with Harrah's/Caesar's Entertainment, Inc. as General Manager Associate. He most recently served as Vice President of Marketing at Grand Biloxi Hotel & Casino, where he was responsible for all facets of marketing including Casino Marketing, Database Marketing, Advertising, Promotions and Events, and Sales. Under his leadership, revenue was significantly increased by the design, implementation and adjustment of the overall marketing strategy and property positioning. Matthew also served as Regional Vice President of Database Marketing at Harrah's, where he lead the marketing team in implementing marketing strategies that increased revenue and profitability for the company in both the Tunica and Gulf Coast regions. Previous leadership roles held include Director of Database Marketing, Database Marketing Manager, and Database Marketing Analyst.
"I am thrilled to be part of Pearl River Resort and look forward to working with its talented marketing team to further develop strategy and continue to increase brand awareness and customer loyalty for the Resort and each of its properties," stated Matthew Perkins.
Matthew holds a bachelor's degree in Hospitality Management from the University of Southern Mississippi. He was also the recipient of the Harrah's Entertainment Chairman's Award, the highest honor that can be achieved by its employees.
In his new role, he will be responsible for all aspects of advertising, public relations, database marketing, promotions, entertainment, creative service and sales efforts for all Pearl River Resort properties including three casinos, three hotels, a variety of restaurants and retail stores, a water theme park, an award-winning golf club and spa & salon.
U. S. Steel - Press Room - Press Releases
uss.mediaroom.com, 13 June 2011 [cached]
Michael S. Rhoads, who currently serves as executive director - operations in Serbia, will succeed Perkins as vice president and general director of U. S. Steel Serbia. (Additional news release later today will provide more details.)
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Perkins will have responsibility for steelmaking and finishing operations at Gary Works, tin-coated steel production at East Chicago Tin in East Chicago, Ind., and finishing operations at Midwest Plant in Portage, Ind.
Commenting on the appointments, Williams said, "Anton's extensive experience in steel operations, as well as the business aspects associated with it, will help us take full advantage of existing synergies in our U.S. flat-rolled product facilities and identify new ways to increase cost effectiveness, efficiency and product diversity at those plants. Sharon's strong and successful background in sales, marketing and operations will be a significant asset to the organizations she will oversee, which all deal with different, yet equally important, aspects of our relationships with our customers. Matthew has gained valuable leadership skills during his assignments in Europe, and those skills, together with his strong and varied operations background, will serve him and our company well as he assumes responsibility for our largest integrated steelmaking facility."
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After progressing through positions at East Chicago Tin and Gary Works, Perkins transferred to Serbia in 2003 when he was named general manager - finishing at U. S. Steel Serbia's Smederevo facility. He advanced to operations director for U. S. Steel Serbia one year later. After serving as plant manager - primary operations at Great Lakes Works near Detroit from 2006 to 2007, Perkins returned to U. S. Steel's European operations in 2007 when he was named vice president - operations at U. S. Steel Kosice in the Slovak Republic. He advanced to his most recent position, vice president and general director of U. S. Steel Serbia, in March 2009.
Originally from Hamilton, Ohio, Perkins graduated from The Ohio State University in 1991 with a bachelor's degree in metallurgical engineering. He completed his master's degree in business administration at the University of Pittsburgh in 1998. He and his wife, Nadezda, will relocate to the Northwest Indiana area.
Matt Perkins, Harrah's ...
www.volunteernwms.org, 28 Feb 2011 [cached]
Matt Perkins, Harrah's Entertainment
Appointments
www.cordmagazine.com, 5 Mar 2014 [cached]
Matthew Perkins, new First Vice-president of the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham)
The Board of Governors of the American Chamber of Commerce in Serbia (www.amcham.rs) has confirmed the promotion of Matthew Perkins, U.S. Steel Serbia's General Director, from the position of the Second Vice-president to the position of the First Vice-president of the Chamber. Mr. Perkins was appointed as General Director of U.S. Steel Serbia in March 2008. Between 2003 and 2006 he worked for U.S. Steel in Serbia, after which he returned to the ironworks in Detroit, and was transferred to the position of Vice-president of Slovak ironworks "Kosice" in 2007.
U. S. Steel Kosice - Press Releases
www.sk.uss.com [cached]
November 2, 2007 - Matthew B. Perkins named vice president-operations, U. S. Steel Kosice United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X) today announced that Matthew B. Perkins has been named vice president-operations at its U. S. Steel Kosice subsidiary.
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