Caesars Entertainment’s Steven F. Bell named ‘Executive of the Year’ by Urban...

Caesars Entertainment’s Steven F. Bell named ‘Executive of the Year’ by Urban Chamber of Commerce



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Las Vegas, NV–(HISPANIC PR WIRE – BUSINESS WIRE)–August 3, 2004–Steven F. Bell, Caesars Entertainment’s Executive Vice President of Human Resources and Administration, has been recognized by the Urban Chamber of Commerce as “Executive of the Year.”

The award was presented at the Urban Chamber of Commerce’s Community Enrichment Awards Banquet, and is part of the organization’s “Enrichment Awards” which recognize community excellence in such categories as education, civil rights, business and politics.

“We are pleased to recognize Steve for the proactive manner in which he embraces our community,” said Hannah Brown, president of the Urban Chamber of Commerce. “He exemplifies the spirit of corporate responsibility and civic duty and truly deserves the honor of being named ‘Executive of the Year’.”

“With Steve’s direction, Caesars Entertainment has made substantial contributions to the Urban Chamber’s Scholarship Fund as well as our Multi-Use Incubator and Business Service Center,” added Louie Overstreet, Executive Director of the Urban Chamber of Commerce. “In addition to working with our chamber, he has spearheaded many other initiatives which have affected the lives of people in a positive way.”

As Caesars Entertainment’s Executive Vice President of Human Resources and Administration, Mr. Bell is responsible for recruitment, training, organizational development, benefits and compensation. Mr. Bell also leads the company’s community relations activities, diversity and corporate philanthropy initiatives.

“I am very honored to receive this award from the Urban Chamber,” said Mr. Bell. “As a resident of Nevada, and a representative of Caesars Entertainment, I strive to embody a strong commitment to the community. This recognition from the Urban Chamber is also a testament to the philanthropic efforts of the associates and executives at Caesars who take the time to support our programs and initiatives with the goal to positively impact the lives of others.”

Since its inception in 1980, the Urban Chamber of Commerce has had a mission to promote, encourage and support business growth in Las Vegas, Clark County and the State of Nevada, with a special emphasis in the participation of African-American enterprises in local, national and global business markets.

Caesars Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: CZR) is one of the world’s leading gaming companies. With $4.5 billion in annual net revenue, 28 properties on four continents, 26,000 hotel rooms, nearly two million square feet of casino space and 52,000 employees, the Caesars portfolio is among the strongest in the industry. Caesars casino resorts operate under the Caesars, Bally’s, Flamingo, Grand Casinos, Hilton and Paris brand names. The company has its corporate headquarters in Las Vegas.

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Caesars Entertainment’s Steven F. Bell named ‘Executive of the Year’ by Urban Chamber of Commerce