MASHANTUCKET, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Foxwoods® Resort Casino, the premier resort destination in the Northeast, today announced that Augie Renna has joined the team as Vice President of National Marketing. Augie brings over three decades of casino marketing experience and leadership to the resort.
“Augie Renna is a dynamic talent with an exceptional player development background,” said Felix Rappaport, President & CEO of Foxwoods. “He is an invaluable asset who will help drive the growth of our brand nationally while spearheading player development strategies and strengthening communication with the most important part of our business, our customers. I have personally known Augie Renna since 1980. He is a legend in the gaming industry and a consummate professional.”
Renna has held multiple high-profile leadership and marketing positions throughout his career, and most recently was the President of National Marketing for Tropicana Las Vegas. Prior to that he was the Senior Vice President at the Golden Nugget from 2011 – 2012, Senior Vice President of Marketing at MGM Mirage from 1995 – 2011 and Vice President of Marketing at Trump Entertainment Resorts from 1991 – 1995.
In his role as Foxwoods’ Vice President of National Marketing, Renna will be responsible for the overall management and direction of player development activities in Atlantic City as well as the maintenance of the casino customer base. He will also explore opening additional branch offices in strategic locations to further build the Foxwoods brand.
“I am proud to be a part of the team at Foxwoods Resort Casino,” said Renna. “For the last twenty-five years, Foxwoods and the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation have built a world-class resort casino and I am excited to leverage my experience to help continue elevating the brand and growing consumer engagement.”
About Foxwoods Resort Casino
25 Years Proud: Since 1992, Foxwoods Resort Casino has offered guests The Wonder Of It All as the premier resort destination in the Northeast. As the largest resort casino in North America, Foxwoods offers a vast array of gaming in seven casinos; AAA Four-Diamond hotels, restaurants from gourmet to quick service, world-renowned spas, award-winning golf, state-of-the-art theaters, and exclusive retailers. Foxwoods is owned and operated by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and was the first full-service casino built on tribal land, pioneering a nationwide movement that now includes more than 400 gaming properties owned and operated by over 200 tribes across the U.S. For more information on Foxwoods and the property’s 25th anniversary celebrations, visit www.foxwoods.com.