Caesar's announces retirement of CFO Colvin, Hession appointed successor Caesars Entertainment announced the appointment of Eric Hession, the company's senior vice president and treasurer, as Chief Financial Officer, effective January 1, 2015. Hession will succeed Donald Colvin, who is retiring from the company effective December 31. Hession's appointment is subject to regulatory approval. "Colvin's departure from the company is unrelated to the company's financial condition or financial reporting. There is no disagreement between Colvin and the company," Caesars stated.