Christopher Whitcomb, Delaware North Companies
Barney to support corporate strategic initiatives in new role
BUFFALO, N.Y. (Feb. 19, 2008) – Delaware North Companies today announced the promotion of Tom Barney to director of strategic planning and development.
In this new role, Barney will focus efforts on corporate development opportunities, corporate financing activities and supporting the implementation of the company’s strategic plan. He will also work closely with Delaware North Companies Boston and Delaware North Companies Parks and Resorts providing analysis on their financial projects.
Barney has been with Delaware North for 16 years and most recently held the title of manager of strategic planning and development. Over the years, he has held a number of corporate financial positions, focusing on Delaware North’s airport, parks and sporting concessions businesses.
He was graduated by the Rochester Institute of Technology with a bachelor’s degree in finance. He later earned a master’s degree in business administration from the University at Buffalo.
About Delaware North Companies
Delaware North Companies is one of the world’s leading hospitality and food service providers. Its family of companies includes Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts, Delaware North Companies Gaming & Entertainment, Delaware North Companies Travel Hospitality Services, Delaware North Companies Sportservice, Delaware North Companies International and Delaware North Companies Boston, owner of TD Banknorth Garden. Delaware North Companies is one of the largest privately held companies in the United States with revenues exceeding $2 billion annually and 40,000 associates serving half a billion customers in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand. For more information, visit www.DelawareNorth.com.