Former Nevada governor joins MGM Resorts

News on 9 Jan 2019

Former Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval has been appointed by MGM Resorts as President of Global Gaming Development.

Sandoval will drive MGM Resorts’ global expansion efforts, most importantly in Japan, and focus on state public policy efforts around sports gaming while solidifying the company’s leadership in the growing sports betting market.

MGM Resorts President Bill Hornbuckle will now lead global casino marketing and be responsible for leveraging MGM Resorts’ worldwide assets and reputation to drive revenue growth and maximize the value contributed from the Company’s assets. Hornbuckle’s marketing focus will also help drive the Company’s overall growth in Macau.

“Few leaders are as widely respected, accomplished and knowledgeable as Brian Sandoval, and we couldn’t be more excited to have him as part of the MGM family,” said MGM Resorts Chairman & CEO Jim Murren. “Governor Sandoval brings an unparalleled level of skill, leadership and experience to the company, and we will benefit greatly from his in-depth expertise in gaming, public policy and economic development.”

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