MGM China Holdings has announced that Grant Bowie will be stepping down as an executive director.
He will remain with the Macau casino operator until 2022 in an advisory role. According to the company, “Mr Bowie will remain as an advisor of the company for a period up to December 31, 2022.”
MGM China stated the resignation is according to Bowie’s retirement plans and comes to effect on August 6.
Bowie has held senior leadership roles since 2008, and the company announced a few months back that he will be retiring, on May 31. He then remained for the duration of the handover period.
Bowie is known for supervising the development and opening of MGM in 2018.
MGM China board expressed gratitude for Bowie’s “valuable contribution to the company during his tenure of service.”
Ayesha Khanna Molino has been appointed as his successor, acting as a non-executive director of MGM China. She previously held the position of senior vice president for government affairs in MGM Resorts International.
Molino joined MGM Resorts in 2017. Molino’s appointment is set to last for three years, and she will not be receiving any remuneration or director’s fee. Previously, she worked as chief counsel and policy adviser to Harry Reid, Nevada’s federal senator.