Consumer >> CEO Interviews >> August 10, 2009

Penn National – Tim Wilmott (penn)

TIM WILMOTT was appointed President and Chief Operating Officer of Penn National in February 2008, bringing over 20 years of experience in managing and developing gaming operations in diverse regulated jurisdictions including Arizona, California, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey and North Carolina, as well as internationally. Previously, Mr. Wilmott served for four years as Chief Operating Officer of Harrah's Entertainment, where he was credited with advancing Harrah's player tracking and customer rewards programs, increasing its customer acquisition and marketing efforts and developing and introducing analytical tools aimed at driving growth and customer satisfaction. Prior to that appointment, Mr. Wilmott served from 1997 to 2002 as Division President of Harrah's Eastern Division. Profile
TWST: Can you start out by first giving investors a brief overview and history

of Penn National?

Mr. Wilmott: The company was started by the Carlino family in the mid 1970s,

when they