Matt Harkness Names as President of Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Matt Harkness has been named as the president of the future Hard Rock Hotel & Casino that is set to open next summer in the location of the former Trump Taj Mahal.
Harkness has decades of experience in the industry and Hard Rock has said that he will bring experienced leadership to the venue. He has over 30 years of managerial experience in the gaming industry including 15 years with Trump Casino Resorts where he was the COO of Trump Plaza. Most recently he was the general manager at Lucky Dragon Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.
“With his many achievements and successes in previous leadership roles, we look forward to Harkness bringing his wealth of knowledge in the gaming industry to Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City,” says Jim Allen, chairman and CEO of Hard Rock International.