Casinos Austria International’s success in the global casino industry is due in great part to our professional, experienced and dedicated staff. It is these professionals and their unrivaled wealth of know-how and expertise who give us that all-important competitive edge over other casino operators.
Our Executive Board is based at our Head Office in Vienna and is supported by an outstanding team of professionals around the globe.
Chief Executive Officer
Alexander Tucek has a degree in Business Administration and joined Casinos Austria AG in 1971. He transferred to Casinos Austria International in 1978, where he initially served as Casino Manager in a number of land-based and shipboard casinos. Following an extensive international career, he returned to Head Office in 2002 as Senior Vice President Human Resources. In 2005, he transferred to the USA as Managing Director of Casinos Austria Maritime and Regional Director for The Americas, where he was responsible for all Casinos Austria International casinos in the region, including the flagship Great Blue Heron Charity Casino near Toronto. In 2011, he returned again to Vienna as Executive Vice President Operations of Casinos Austria International, where he was appointed Chief Executive Officer in December 2013. In this capacity, he manages the Casinos Austria Group’s extensive international activities, including its existing operations and development projects.
Chief Financial Officer
Christoph Zurucker-Burda studied Business Administration at Vienna University of Economics and Business, where he specialized in Business Taxation and Investment Banking and Capital Market Communication. He also spent one semester abroad at the University of South Australia in Adelaide. After graduating, he joined the tax consultancy TPA Horwath in Vienna as a Tax Advisor, moved in 2007 to BDO Auxilia as an Auditor and Certified Tax Advisor and subsequently assumed the position of Senior Fund Manager with a large real estate property fund. He joined Casinos Austria International as Executive Vice President Finance in 2011 and was appointed Chief Financial Officer in December 2013. Christoph Zurucker-Burda is a qualified auditor and certified tax advisor.