In this role, Ms. DeShong will lead the global hospitality and entertainment corporation's proactive media relations and messaging strategies for issues affecting MGM Resorts around the world. She will be based in Washington, D.C.
MGM Resorts International announced last week that it has appointed Marcus Glover president and chief operating officer of Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City, N.J. He will oversee the daily operations of the property while providing strategic direction and leadership.
In her new role, McGowan will be responsible for planning, developing and growing business-to-business, third-party customer partnerships and leading the brands regional directors of field sales to increase profitable hotel revenue.
With dual reporting to Patricia Davis, vice president of sales, marketing and revenue management and Caroline Dyal, vice president of operations, Engstrom will drive venue marketing and activation efforts for all Pivot hotel venues, while providing a consistent brand voice amping up venue marketing objectives to support overall venue strategy.