Courtney R. Mather became a member of the Board of Directors of Caesars Entertainment in March 2019. Mr. Mather served as Portfolio Manager of Icahn Capital, the entity through which Carl C. Icahn manages investment funds, from December 2016 to March 2020, and was previously Managing Director of Icahn Capital from April 2014 to November 2016.
Prior to joining Icahn Capital LP, Mr. Mather was at Goldman Sachs & Co. from 1998 to 2012, most recently as Managing Director responsible for Private Distressed Trading and Investing, where he focused on identifying and analyzing investment opportunities for both Goldman Sachs and clients.
Mr. Mather currently serves as a director of Newell Brands Inc., a manufacturer and marketer of a broad range of consumer products. Mr. Mather previously served on the boards of Cheniere Energy Inc., Conduent Inc., Herc Holdings Inc., Ferrous Resources Limited, Freeport-McMoRan Inc., Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation, Viskase Companies Inc., American Railcar Industries Inc., CVR Refining LP, and CVR Energy Inc. Mr. Mather holds the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst, Chartered Financial Analyst, and Certified Financial Risk Manager professional designations.