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John Galloway

Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer
Hard Rock International

John Galloway is Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, Hard Rock International, overseeing global marketing, advertising and promotions for Hard Rock’s over 200 venues worldwide.

Galloway brings more than 22 years of experience in the marketing industry to Hard Rock, including an extensive background with PepsiCo in various capacities – Vice President of Marketing, Gatorade; Vice President/General Manager, IZZE Beverage Co.; Vice President, Sports and Media; and Brand Manager for Mountain Dew.  Additionally, Galloway held international positions covering Europe and Africa.  Prior to joining PepsiCo, Galloway worked at Tracey Locke Partnership and Young & Rubicam.

As Chief Marketing Officer, Galloway spearheads Hard Rock’s global marketing efforts for the company’s 175 cafes and 24 hotels and 11 casinos, including live music, philanthropy, memorabilia, artist relations, sponsorships, promotions and special events.

About Hard Rock International  
With venues in 74 countries, including 175 cafes, 24 hotels and 11 casinos, Hard Rock International (HRI) is one of the most globally recognized companies. Beginning with an Eric Clapton guitar, Hard Rock owns the world's greatest collection of music memorabilia, which is displayed at its locations around the globe. Hard Rock is also known for its collectible fashion and music-related merchandise, Hard Rock Live performance venues and an award-winning website. HRI owns the global trademark for all Hard Rock brands. The company owns, operates and franchises Cafes in iconic cities including London, New York, San Francisco, Sydney and Dubai. HRI also owns, licenses and/or manages hotel/casino properties worldwide. Destinations include the company’s two most successful Hotel and Casino properties in Tampa and Hollywood, Fl., both owned and operated by HRI parent company The Seminole Tribe of Florida, as well as other exciting locations including Bali, Chicago, Cancun, Ibiza, Las Vegas, Macau and San Diego. Upcoming new Hard Rock Cafe locations include Valencia, Innsbruck, Yangon and Chengdu. New Hard Rock Hotel projects include Abu Dhabi, Atlanta, Berlin, Dubai, London, Los Cabos, New York City, and Shenzhen, Dalian and Haikou in China. For more information on Hard Rock International, visit www.hardrock.com.