Daniel Yang joins MGM Resorts as Chief Customer & Innovation Officer

He previously held the position of Chief Strategy Officer at Aristocrat Leisure.

mgm new cc io
Listen To Article

Daniel Yang has been appointed as MGM Resorts International’s Chief Customer & Innovation Officer.

Bill Hornbuckle, CEO & President of MGM Resorts International, said: "Dan is a progressive, strategic thinker with a wealth of industry experience leveraging technology and digital strategies to enhance the guest experience in a truly meaningful and differentiating way.

"Dan's leadership will be instrumental as we continue to drive organic growth through sales, marketing, loyalty and product development. We're excited to have him as a member of our leadership team."

Yang previously worked for Aristocrat Leisure as its Chief Strategy Officer, where he oversaw long-term planning, corporate development, and corporate strategy.

Prior to that, he served in several operations, general management and strategy positions at Viacom (now Paramount). In addition, he worked as a strategy consultant for Booz Allen & Hamilton and was the CEO and cofounder of a mobile game firm.

Yang said: "I'm thrilled to be joining MGM Resorts as the company continues to accelerate its plan to create and deploy high impact digital products and services supporting the customer experience in multiple channels."

A long-term licence deal between MGM Resorts and Marriott International to develop the MGM collection with Marriott Bonvoy was recently announced.

This resort will incorporate 17 MGM buildings and more than 40,000 MGM rooms in Las Vegas.

Elsewhere, MGM Resorts also announced plans to build a casino in Thailand and the company is now growing in the domestic market by collaborating with Marriott International. 


Casino News Sponsor
Premium+ Connections
 
Premium
 
Premium
 
Premium
 
Premium
 
Premium
 
 
Premium
 
Premium
 
Premium
 
Premium
 
Premium
 
Premium
 
Premium
 
Premium
 
Premium Connections
Consultancy
Executive Profiles
Flutter
Galaxy Gaming
Churchill Downs Incorporated
Oddsworks
Follow Us

Global Gaming Awards Asia-Pacific: Going live

The Global Gaming Awards Asia-Pacific are set for their firs...

Preview: SiGMA Asia 2024

SiGMA’s annual Asia summit comes back to Manila – signif...

Company profile: Praxis Tech

Being payments ready in Asia - A call to action for iGaming...