MACAU and HONG KONG, July 27 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Sands China Ltd. announced today that effective on August 10, 2010, Mr. Edward M. Tracy is appointed as President and Chief Operating Officer and Mr. David R. Sisk will assume the title as Executive Vice President and Chief Casino Officer. Both executives will be reporting directly to Mr. Michael A. Leven, acting Chief Executive Officer of Sands China Ltd. Mr. Tracy and Mr. Sisk will oversee and manage all non-gaming operations and gaming operations respectively for all Sands China Ltd's existing properties which include Sands Macao, The Venetian Macao and The Four Seasons Hotel Macao and Plaza Casino and future developments in Macau.
Mr. Tracy has over 20 years of hands on management and development experience in the gaming and hospitality industry. His extensive experience includes serving as Chairman and CEO of Capital Gaming, a multi-jurisdictional manager of Native American and Riverboat Casinos. Mr. Tracy also served as CEO of the Trump Organization, where he was responsible for managing over 12,500 employees, 3,000 luxury hotel rooms and 240,000 square feet of casino space, which produced annual revenue in excess of US$1 billion.
Mr. Sisk is a veteran casino financial and operations executive with over 18 years of experience with major casino developers including Wynn Resorts and Caesars Palace. Prior to joining Sands China Ltd, Mr. Sisk was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Wynn Las Vegas and Encore. Mr. Sisk joined Wynn Resorts 18 months before the opening of Wynn Las Vegas and played an instrumental role in establishing the management and financial structure to operate the US$2.7 billion resort hotel and casino. Subsequently, Mr. Sisk also had a similar role in the development and opening of the US$2.3 billion Encore resort hotel and casino.
"I am very pleased to welcome Edward and David to the very best team in Macau. In the past months, the Sands China team has been through some tough challenges and yet we are able to deliver tremendous business results. We are all very proud of the achievements," said, Mr. Michael A. Leven, acting Chief Executive Officer of Sands China Ltd. "As Sands China enters a new era of growth, the demand of great leadership is paramount to take the company to the next level. With Edward and David's extensive experience in the casino and hotel industries, together with the already established management team of Sands China, the company will further strengthen itself as the leader in the integrated resort business in the region."
About Sands China Ltd.
Sands China Ltd. (Sands China or Company) is a subsidiary of global resort developer Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS), and a listed company on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Sands China is the largest operator of integrated resorts in Macau. The Company owns and operates THE VENETIAN(R) Macao-Resort-Hotel and THE PLAZA(TM) Macao at COTAI STRIP(R) development and the SANDS(R) Macao Hotel on the Macau peninsula. The Company's integrated resorts contain a diversified mix of leisure and business attractions, including large meeting and convention facilities, a wide range of restaurants, shopping malls, and world-class entertainment at CotaiArena(TM).
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