Subject to regulatory approval, Tsai will commence the role later this year. He brings almost two decades of integrated resorts experience to Crown, having spent the last 15 years at MGM Resorts International.
At MGM, he most recently served as President Midwest Group, leading the overall strategic direction and day-to-day operations of MGM Grand Detroit in Michigan and MGM Northfield Park in Ohio.
“Crown Perth is a world-class property and David is a world-class leader with a proven track record and deep experience in global hospitality and entertainment,” said Crown Resorts CEO Ciarán Carruthers. “I’m delighted to welcome him to the team.
“As CEO of Crown Perth, David will lead our remediation action plan in Western Australia and work with the Crown Perth Board and the newly appointed Independent Monitor, Paul Steel, to implement the recommendations of the Perth Casino Royal Commission.
“I am confident that under his leadership we will continue that important work and achieve our ambition to be a world leader in the delivery of safe and responsible gaming and entertainment.”
Tsai also served as President and COO at MGM’s Gold Strike Casino Resort in Mississippi, and was SVP and CFO at the Monte Carlo Resort and Casino in Las Vegas.
Tsai commented: “Crown Perth is renowned for its outstanding facilities, entertainment, premium restaurants and luxury accommodation. What I am most excited about is its reputation for delivering exceptional service by a team of 6,000 talented and dedicated people.
“I look forward to joining the team and working alongside them to deliver the reform and remediation plans and creating memorable experiences for our customers.”