Chief Commercial Officer
Philip Auerbach comes to Lindblad from Caesars Entertainment Corporation ("Caesars"), a leading Entertainment and Hospitality company, where he served as Senior Vice President and Regional Chief Marketing Officer. In that role, he was responsible for all revenue and the marketing strategy for the nine Casino Resorts in Caesars' Las Vegas portfolio, including Caesars Palace, Harrah's Las Vegas, Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino and Flamingo Las Vegas Hotel & Casino. Mr. Auerbach's role included responsibility for all digital and traditional media, organic and paid social media, public relations, email and database marketing and developing and executing Caesars' CRM strategy in the region. In this role, Mr. Auerbach also oversaw Caesars' enterprise-wide Third Party Distribution channels, including offline and online Travel Agencies, International Marketing, Strategic Partnership and Mobile Product/Innovation teams.
Prior to joining Caesars, Phil was a Partner in the Marketing & Sales practice of McKinsey & Company, where he served a range of leading global companies in the Financial Services, Hospitality, Airline and Telecommunications industries, and was a leader of the firm's Customer Lifecycle Management and Customer Loyalty service lines, as well as its Payments Practice. Before joining McKinsey, he was a Principal at Novantas, a boutique financial services consulting group.