MGM Resorts appoints new VP of corporate communications

Mochal will manage MGM Resorts' overall public affairs strategy.
Mochal will manage MGM Resorts' overall public affairs strategy.

MGM Resorts has appointed a Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications to oversee the company’s public affairs strategy.

US.- Casino operator MGM Resorts International has announced that Jeff Mochal has joined the company as senior vice president of corporate communications. 

In his new role, Mochal will manage the MGM Resorts’ overall public affairs strategy and oversee the company’s corporate communications and government affairs programs.

He will also deal with internal communications, social impact and sustainability messaging strategies for issues affecting MGM Resorts on a global scale.

Mochal has a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Northern Iowa and an MBA from the University of Notre Dame.

He also years of experience in corporate communications, previously working as senior vice president for marketing and communications at LPL Financial, where he led public and media relations, employee and advisor communication, corporate social responsibility, research marketing, new store sales marketing, and crisis and issues management.

MGM’s senior vice president of public affairs, Ayesha Molino, said: “Jeff is joining the company at a crucial time. His skills and expertise will be invaluable as our industry recovers from the pandemic and MGM Resorts seizes on rapidly growing opportunities in mobile gaming and executes on its goal to become the premier global omni-channel gaming, hospitality, and entertainment company.

“Jeff’s strong background and years of experience defining a corporate mission and strategy as a clear and compelling narrative makes him a valuable addition to this leadership team.”

The Las Vegas-based company appointed Jonathan Halkyard as its new CFO earlier this year. Recently, the company has made various changes to its senior management due to the uncertain circumstances faced by the gaming industry during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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