May 31, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) has promoted
to Chief Operating Officer of MGM Hospitality. He was previously Executive Vice President of Global Development.
"Michael has made significant contributions to our Company and I am very pleased to appoint him to the top position of our MGM Hospitality team," said
, President & Chief Marketing Officer of MGM Resorts International. "He is well-qualified to lead our Company in this key strategic area of evolution and growth."
MGM Hospitality is a wholly-owned subsidiary of MGM Resorts International that was formed to develop and operate hotels, resorts and residences in key destinations around the world under the brands Bellagio, MGM Grand and Skylofts. MGM Hospitality specializes in creating captivating and celebrated destinations that, through the interplay of design and innovative dining, nightlife, retail and spa offerings, infuse entertainment and excitement into every element of the hospitality experience. MGM Hospitality currently has projects in
, and is in active discussions for additional projects in key markets in
Evans joined MGM Hospitality in early 2008 as Executive Vice President of Global Development and was responsible for the implementation of MGM Hospitality's strategic development plan and leading the Company's development team.
He previously held key senior management positions with Marriott International from 1998 to 2008, and was an attorney in private practice in
prior to that time.
Evans received his Juris Doctorate (J.D.) degree from the
University of Miami
School of Law and his undergraduate degree in Business Administration from the
University of Florida
About MGM Resorts International
MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) is one of the world's leading global hospitality companies, operating a peerless portfolio of destination resort brands, including Bellagio, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay and The Mirage. For more information about MGM Resorts International, visit the Company's website at
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