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Colvin Drafted as Caesars CFO

Caesars Entertainment Corp. has appointed former electronics industry executive Donald Colvin to the position of executive vice president and chief financial officer.

From 2003 through October, Colvin served as executive vice president and CFO of ON Semiconductor Corp. of Phoenix, a multibillion-dollar company that provides silicon products for energy-efficient electronics.

Before that, he was vice president of finance and CFO of Atmel Corp., CFO of European Silicon Structures and held several financial roles at Motorola Inc.

Colvin succeeds Jonathan Halkyard, who resigned during the summer to become CFO and executive vice president at NV Energy.