Boyd Gaming Corporation has announced the promotions of four of its senior executives as part of strengthening its management and organisational structure.
Effective immediately, Steve Thompson has been promoted to chief administrative officer, after previously serving as executive vice president, operations for the Nevada region.
Succeeding Thompson is Steve Schutte, who was previously senior vice president, operations for the company’s Las Vegas locals properties.
In addition to oversight of the company’s Nevada properties, Schutte will assume responsibility for corporate slot operations, food and beverage and hotel operations.
Also effective immediately, Ted Bogich has been promoted to chief operating officer, after previously serving as executive vice president, operations for the company’s midwest and south region.
Succeeding Bogich is Ward Shaw, who previously oversaw company operations in Missouri, Illinois, Indiana and Ohio as senior vice president, operations.
“These appointments strengthen our management structure and help position Boyd for today’s dynamic and fast-changing environment,” said Keith Smith, president and CEO.
“Each of these four accomplished executives has played a critical role in our company’s success and through their expanded roles we will further leverage their talent and expertise as we continue to drive long-term growth and efficiencies throughout our operations.”