New division head by Lloyd Nathan will focus on MGM MIRAGE's international gaming expansion into new markets.
MGM MIRAGE Hospitality announced the formation of MGM MIRAGE Global Gaming
Development, a new division principally focused on MGM MIRAGE's
international gaming expansion into new markets.
Lloyd Nathan has been named to lead MGM
MIRAGE Global Gaming Development as President.
"Lloyd's extensive international gaming
development experience, coupled with his strong legal background, make him
highly qualified to lead our worldwide gaming expansion efforts," said
Gamal Aziz, President and Chief Executive Officer of MGM MIRAGE Hospitality.
is one of the world's premier companies in the gaming industry, with
internationally renowned brands. We believe that there are significant
opportunities for MGM MIRAGE Hospitality to develop luxury resort properties
outside the United
States, which will include gaming
in appropriate venues," said Mr. Aziz.
MGM MIRAGE Hospitality's initial international gaming
project is the recently announced MGM Grand Ho Tram in Vietnam, to be
owned and developed by Asian Coast Development Ltd. and managed by
MGM MIRAGE Hospitality.
Nathan has a significant background in global gaming
development. He joined the company in 2002 and most recently served as
Executive Vice President and Managing Director of MGM MIRAGE International,
based in Hong Kong. Prior
to joining MGM MIRAGE, Mr. Nathan
had a distinguished career as a practicing attorney specializing in
international transactions and as an executive in leisure and technology
businesses. Mr. Nathan graduated with Honors from the London School of
Economics and The Law Society of England's College of Law. He is an Attorney at Law of
the State of California,
and a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales.
MGM MIRAGE Hospitality Forms Global Gaming Division
December 11, 2008