Former MGM executives among hired by Resorts World

Resorts World Las Vegas named five new executives, three of whom previously worked for MGM Resorts International. Chris Nordling, former chief financial officer for The Mirage, Bellagio and CityCenter, was named the executive vice president and chief financial officer of Resorts World. Furthermore, Brat Mahoney, who worked 25 years in food and beverage operations at Wynn Resorts and MGM, was named the vice president of food and beverage at Resorts World. Finally, Michael Peltyn who was responsible for human resources at Bellagio, Aria and Vdara as well as MGM’s Crystals Retail District and Shadow Creek Gold Course, was named senior vi e president of human resources at Resorts World. Sibella,

Resorts World Las Vegas’ president mentions in a press release that “every executive was hand-selected for their extensive experience as leaders in the hospitality and gaming industry. Each has many years of demonstrated proficiency and excellence in their respective disciplines to ensure the successful completion of our highly anticipated resort.”

 The other two executives hired by Resorts World include Max Tappeiner and Bill McArthur. Tappeiner worked previously as senior vice president of operations at The Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas and The Venetian and Palazzo in Las Vegas. On the other hand, McArthur formerly worked at The Venetian, Palazzo and gaming equipment manufacturer Scientific Games, as Resorts World’s chief information officer.

“We are proud to announce the addition of a talented group of industry professionals to further escalate the growth of Resorts World Las Vegas as we continue to bring the luxury destination to life,” Sibella, Resorts World Las Vegas’ president, said in a release.

Resorts World new president

Former MGM Executive Scott Sibella was named president of Resorts World Las Vegas. “Scott has a wealth of experience in both development and operations, which will ensure that Resorts World Las Vegas is successfully built and operated,” said Hui Lim, deputy CEO of the Malaysia-based Genting Group, the parent company for Resorts World. Sibella main responsibility is overseeing a smooth opening and ensuring Resorts World Las Vegas is run efficiently while providing a world-class guest experience.

 Resorts World a project under development

The 59-story hotel resort is currently under construction on the Las Vegas Strip, planned to open on December 2020. Destined to be the largest Asian-themed resort on the Las Vegas Strip targeting clientele from Asia. The multi-billion-dollar casino resort will be built with a modern Asian theme, creating a unique international tourist destination and experience. According to Resorts World website,

“The company’s traditional focus has been on the casino resort industry, although it advises clients on pure hospitality/entertainment projects, both nationwide and internationally.”

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