LAS VEGAS, May 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) today announced the appointment of Mark Strawn as senior vice president and chief administration officer for MGM Resorts Design and Development.
Strawn will be based in Las Vegas and report directly to Bill Ham, president of MGM Resorts Design and Development. In this role, Strawn will be responsible for providing strategic leadership and financial oversight for the Company's capital improvement projects as well as the development of new MGM Resorts experiences worldwide.
Commenting on the appointment, Ham noted, "We are thrilled to have Mark join our team. As MGM Resorts continues to grow, our Company's attention to process and discipline remains critical. Mark's extensive financial expertise and deep knowledge of the hospitality and gaming industries make for a valuable addition to our talented executive team."
With nearly two decades of financial experience, Strawn joins MGM Resorts from Wynn Resorts, where he served as vice president of corporate finance and was responsible for creating and maintaining financial models, conducting market analysis and evaluating new development opportunities. Strawn also served as executive director of equity research for Morgan Stanley in New York and as vice president of finance for Las Vegas Sands Corp.
Strawn received his bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the University of Michigan, where he was a member of the Phi Beta Kappa and Phi Alpha Phi National Honor Societies.
ABOUT MGM RESORTS INTERNATIONAL
MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) is one of the world's leading global hospitality companies, operating a portfolio of destination resort brands including Bellagio, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay and The Mirage. The Company opened MGM National Harbor in Maryland on December 8, 2016, and is in the process of developing MGM Springfield in Massachusetts.
MGM Resorts controls and holds a 76 percent economic interest in the operating partnership of MGM Growth Properties LLC (NYSE: MGP), a premier triple-net lease real estate investment trust engaged in the acquisition, ownership and leasing of large-scale destination entertainment and leisure resorts. The Company also owns 56 percent of MGM China Holdings Limited (SEHK: 2282), which owns MGM MACAU and is developing MGM COTAI, and 50 percent of CityCenter in Las Vegas, which features ARIA Resort & Casino. MGM Resorts is named among FORTUNE® Magazine's 2017 list of World's Most Admired Companies®. For more information about MGM Resorts International, visit the Company's website at www.mgmresorts.com.
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