Caesars Entertainment Corporation has appointed Denise M. Clark to its board of directors, subject to required regulatory approvals. Clark currently serves as a member of the board of United Natural Foods where she is a member of both the Audit and Nominating & Governance committees.

Jim Hunt, chairman of the board, commented: “Denise is a well-respected and experienced corporate leader with a proven track record of success throughout her career across a variety of areas, including technology and global operations, which are important to Caesars as we move forward. She is a natural problem solver and will be a welcome addition to the Caesars boardroom.”

Clark brings to the Caesars Board of Directors more than two decades of experience in highly complex organizations, including the US Navy and several leading multinational companies across a variety of industries. She recently retired from Estée Lauder after serving as chief information officer of the $12bn skincare company from 2012 to 2017.

“As we continue to execute on the technology transformation of Caesars Entertainment, we have focused on developing scaleable platforms that can readily take advantage of growth opportunities and allow us to bring the Caesars experience efficiently to new markets,” said Mark Frissora, president and CEO. “Denise will bring to our board extremely relevant perspectives as we continue to implement our growth and value creation strategies.”

Clark noted: “I’m pleased to be joining the Caesars board as the company enters into its next phase of growth and development. I look forward to working with my fellow directors and the management team as the company continues to execute on its strategies to deliver increased and sustainable long-term value.”