Company: Foxwoods Resort Casino
Family Name: Butler
Given Name: Rodney
Role: Chairman and Interim CEO
Profile: Butler joined the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Council in 2004 and became its chairman in 2010. When Felix Rappaport, president and CEO of Foxwoods, suddenly died in June 2018, Butler was appointed interim CEO of Foxwoods Resort Casino as well.
Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut recorded an 8% year-on-year drop in revenue to US$35.3 million in November, marking the sixth consecutive month of decline.
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Council—which both governs the tribe and manages Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut—voted on November 5 to retain Rodney Butler as its chairman and to serve a fourth consecutive three-year term.
Foxwoods Resort Casino, based in the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation within the US state of Connecticut, is among the six international IR operators that are mulling a bid to partner with Tomakomai city, Hokkaido, to build an IR.