Appointed chief operating officer for Cannery Casino Resorts


Cannery Casino Resorts has appointed Xavier Walsh chief operating officer, overseeing all four CCR gaming properties. Walsh, 44, comes to CCR from Australia-based entertainment group Crown Ltd. An accountant by profession, he began his gaming career with Australia’s Tabcorp Holdings and served with the company in several leadership capacities: as CFO of Star City Casino in Sydney, as managing director of the company’s Queensland casinos and as corporate executive director of strategy and commercial development. He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Monash University in Melbourne.