Prior to working at Genting Malaysia Berhad, Dato' Sim was the Vice President of Finance for Naga Resorts, a casino operator in Cambodia. Dato' Sim is a qualified Chartered Accountant and a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accounts in England and Wales (ICAEW). He graduated from the University of London with BSc(Hons) Mathematics and began his career as an auditor with various Chartered Accountant firms in England and later with Coopers & Lybrand in Malaysia.
Melco Crown Entertainment is currently developing an integrated resort in Entertainment City, Manila which, upon completion by mid-2014, will include mass market and VIP gaming facilities, five-star luxury hotels and specialty restaurants and bars. The resort will also include other notable amenities including Manila's first branded Family Entertainment Center, a live performance central lounge inside the casino and a night club in the Fortune Egg, an architecturally-unique attraction which is expected to become an iconic landmark in the Manila Bay area.
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