Mohegan Sun Names New Chief Marketing Officer


UNCASVILLE, CT (July 6, 2015)- It is with great pleasure that Mohegan Sun announce the promotion of David Martinelli to Chief Marketing Officer for Mohegan Sun.  In this new position, Martinelli will set the Strategic Marketing Plan for Mohegan Sun. Additionally, Martinelli will oversee campaign management and analytics, strategic marketing, special events, promotions, loyalty programming, bus marketing, hotel sales, and player development.

Martinelli started out with Mohegan Sun in the Budgets department in 1999 after finishing his undergrad degree at Brown University.  He was soon after promoted to the Financial Planning & Analysis Manager, where he served for four years.  His career then took another big jump when he became the Business Manager for the Connecticut Sun WNBA team.  The very next transition came in the form of Director of Business Operations for Sports & Entertainment where he resided for four years.  Before his current promotion, Martinelli served as the VP of Customer Relationship Management in Marketing.

Martinelli takes on his new position in Marketing as we start through a challenging time that will see increased competition in the Northeast gaming market. He brings with him strong and diverse work experience as well as excellent leadership capabilities. Martinelli is a Rhode Island native and currently resides in North Kingstown with his wife, Kerry, and two sons, David and Daniel.

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