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September 16, 2021

Phil Urban

Rank announces appointment of casinos managing director

(UK).- The Rank Group announces the appointment of Phil Urban as managing director of its casinos business, Grosvenor Casinos. He will take up his position with effect from 2nd June 2008 and will also join the group’;s executive committee.


hil Urban’s previous roles have included managing directorships of both Whitbread’s pub restaurants division and Scottish & Newcastle’s restaurants and accommodation division.

Ian Burke, CEO of Rank said: “I am delighted that Phil has chosen to join us as managing director of our casinos business at this time of change and opportunity in the gaming industry. Our ambition is to create a truly modern gaming-based leisure business. Phil’s breadth of experience in leisure, harnessed to Rank’s deep knowledge of the British casino market, will help us to achieve this ambition.”

Urban succeeds Peter McCann, who leaves after 28 years with the Group.

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