Parq Vancouver Casino appoints new president

Jeff Craik reports to work on Feb. 1

Parq Vancouver, a British Columbia gambling and hospitality operator, has announced Jeff Craik as its new President, starting Feb. 1, 2024.

Craik previously spent 18 years at Casino Rama in Ontario, where he was first appointed Director of Finance and later became Vice President of Marketing, followed by two years with the Onex Corporation in Toronto.

In 2016, Craik moved to Alberta to become Regional Vice President and General Manager for Pure Canadian Gaming, leaving in 2019. For the past five years, Craik has been working as a Marketing & Casino Operations Consultant.

“I am honored to join Parq Vancouver and lead this dynamic team towards even greater success. I am confident that together, we will build upon the property’s strong foundation and create innovative, memorable experiences for our guests,” Craik said in a press release following his appointment

“We are thrilled to welcome Jeff Craik to Parq Vancouver as our new President. His extensive experience and leadership will undoubtedly propel our property to new heights, ensuring we continue to provide an unparalleled gaming and entertainment experience for our valued guests,” said Paul Bouzanis, Board member of Parq Vancouver.

Located in Yaletown, within a short distance from BC Place and Rogers Arena, Parq Vancouver Casino & Resort hosts a two-floor, 72,000-square-foot casino with 600 slot machines and 75 gaming tables. The venue also features restaurants, bars, and two hotels. It is home to Vancouver’s largest hotel ballroom, spanning over 60,000 square feet.

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