Chief Marketing Officer Nehme Abouzeid announced on Facebook today that he is no longer a part of the Vegas Golden Knights organization.
Pro hockey effectively launched in Vegas. City excited. Team drafted. Brand rolled out. Flagship store opened. Fan base engaged and growing. Looking forward to the next journey helping other companies and brands do the same. Look for my own firm launching soon in Vegas. -Nehme Abouzeid on Facebook
Abouzeid was hired in November of 2016 and became the first Las Vegas local on the staff having worked at the Wynn and Sands for the previous decade.
Nehme left the Golden Knights having helped us reach many key milestones. We wish him the utmost success in his future endeavors. -Kerry Bubolz, Golden Knights President
@GoldenKnights owner Bill Foley on CMO Nehme Abouzeid's departure "Wanted to do some personal consulting in the areas he had been handling"
— LVSportsBiz.com (@LVSportsBiz) July 11, 2017
**Stick tap to Jesse Granger of the Las Vegas Sun for breaking this story.**