Mark P. Frissora is the Chief Executive Officer and President of Caesars Entertainment. Frissora has 40 years of business experience that spans all levels of management and functional roles. He joined Caesars in 2015 and served between 2000-2014 as Chairman and CEO of two Fortune 500 companies.
Prior to his July 2015 appointment as Caesars’ CEO, he started his career working in various management positions for General Electric, Philips Lighting Company, and Aeroquip-Vickers. He served as chairman and CEO of Tenneco from 2000 until 2006. Under his leadership at Tenneco, the company’s share price more than tripled.
Frissora subsequently served as CEO of The Hertz Corporation from 2006 until September 2014, also serving as the company’s chairman from January 1, 2007 until he stepped down in September 2014. While he was with Hertz, shares more than tripled in value. Frissora was named one of Business Travel News’ Most Influential Business Travel Executives of 2012. Additionally, he has been a member of The Business Roundtable, McKinsey’s CEO Advisory Council, and the G100. He has also been actively involved in philanthropic activities and in 2012 he was awarded the Oliver R. Grace Award for Distinguished Service in Advancing Cancer Research.
In addition to serving on the Caesars Entertainment Corporation's Board of Directors, he is a Director of Delphi Automotive PLC. He previously served as a Director of Walgreens Boots Alliance for seven years. He currently serves on the UNLV Foundation Board of Trustees, the American Gaming Association Executive Committee, and as Men Go Red co-chair for the American Heart Association Las Vegas.
Frissora holds a B.A. degree from The Ohio State University and has completed executive development programs at Babson College and the Thunderbird International School of Management.