CEO Jim Murren quits MGM Resorts

Murren joined MGM Resorts in 1998 and became CEO in 2008, a position he has held ever since.

Asia.- MGM Resorts International Chairman and CEO Jim Murren has announced that he will leave the company after the expiration of his current contract. He joined MGM Resorts in 1998 and became CEO in 2008.

Murren will continue in his role until the MGM board forms a committee of independent directors to “promptly identify and evaluate candidates to assume the role of Chief Executive Officer.”

“Leading MGM Resorts has been the most rewarding and fulfilling experience in my professional career. It has been an honor to work with such a talented group of men and women who provide millions of guests with memorable life experiences every day all over the world.” Murren said.

“We have a solid leadership team in place, and I am confident that they will work with my successor to continue the Company’s trajectory of growth and expansion. Until my successor is named, I will continue to lead this Company just as I always have and will remain focused on executing our strategy and am fully committed to supporting a seamless transition,” he added.

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