Biography

Kevin M. Sheehan

Chair of the Board

Kevin M. Sheehan serves as Chair of the Dave & Buster’s Board since April 2021 and as a Director since October 2011. He served as Interim CEO of Dave & Buster’s from October 2021 through June 2022. He is Chair and Prinicpal Owner of Mellon Stud Ventures since 2016.  Mr. Sheehan was Chair and Principal Owner of Margaritaville at Sea from 2016 through October 2023. He previously served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Scientific Games Corporation from August 2016 until June 2018. Mr. Sheehan served as Chief Executive Officer of NCL Corporation Ltd., a leading global cruise line operator (“Norwegian”), from November 2008 through January 2015, and added the role of President from August 2010 through January 2015. Before joining Norwegian, Mr. Sheehan was a consultant to private equity firms including Cerberus Capital Management LP and Clayton Dubilier & Rice. Prior to that, Mr. Sheehan spent nine years at Cendant Corporation, most recently serving as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of its Vehicle Services Division (which included global responsibility for the Avis and Budget Rental Car brands, as well as PHH Corporation, a leading fleet management solutions provider and Wright Express, the leading fuel card solutions company). Mr. Sheehan serves on the Board of Directors, as Lead Director, Chairman of the Audit Committee, and as a member of the Compensation Committee of Gannett Co., Inc., a subscription-led and digitally focused media and marketing solutions company. In addition, Mr. Sheehan served on the Board of Directors of each Hertz Corporation through its emergence from Chapter 11 in July of 2021, Navistar International Corporation through its sale to Volkswagen in July of 2021, and Bob Evans Farms through the sale of its restaurant and food businesses respectively. Mr. Sheehan is a graduate of Hunter College and New York University Graduate School of Business and is a Certified Public Accountant.  Mr. Sheehan brings substantial investment, financial, leadership, strategic, hospitality, global, consumer insights, marketing and gaming experience to our Board of Directors.

Chairman of the Board