Woodbine Adds Monte McNaughton to Executive Leadership Team

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Former Ontario politician Monte McNaughton will join Woodbine Entertainment as Executive Vice President, Industry Relations and People Experience, it was announced Tuesday.

McNaughton, who was most recently Minister of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development for the Province of Ontario, has served in public office for more than 15 years and was a Member of Provincial Parliament since 2011.

“We have an opportunity to expand our business in a way that benefits Ontario's horse racing industry and the families depending on it. I believe Monte's expertise and leadership will guide us toward realizing our ambitious goals,” said Michael Copeland, CEO, Woodbine Entertainment.

“I'm honoured to join Michael and his team of dynamic business leaders at Woodbine Entertainment,” McNaughton said. “Together, we will focus on growing horse racing and revenues associated with it, to create jobs and ultimately benefit our communities and families.”

McNaughton's appointment is effective immediately.

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