News for the Hospitality Executive
Las Vegas, Nev. (April 2012) — Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS) announces today that Chris Cahill is joining the company in the newly created position of executive vice president of global operations. After almost two decades with Fairmont Raffles International, Mr. Cahill started with Las Vegas Sands on April 1, 2012 and is responsible for overseeing the company’s various property operations, as well as corporate marketing, human resources, and other operating departments. He reports to company President and Chief Operating Officer Michael A. Leven.
“Chris is the perfect fit for this newly created position and we are very pleased to have him join our team,” said Mr. Leven. “In addition to his significant experience as a hospitality executive, everyone we spoke to about Chris praised his character, integrity and ability to work with all levels of management to accomplish shared objectives. Those are the most important personal attributes we look for as we continue to add talent to our growing company.”
While at Fairmont Raffles and its predecessor organizations, Mr. Cahill gained an international reputation for excellence as he led the company through several successful mergers as both president and chief operating officer. Mr. Cahill began his hospitality career in 1978 as a beverage manager for the Delta Hotel in Ottawa, Canada and has served in a number of senior positions before landing his current role as chief operating officer of Fairmont Raffles Hotels International, which he has held since 2006.
Mr. Cahill is a member of the American Hotel Lodging Association’s CEO Council and a member of the CEO Roundtable of the U.S. Travel Association. He has also served on a variety of hospitality boards and commissions.
About Las Vegas Sands Corp.
Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS) is a Fortune 500 company and the leading global developer of destination properties (Integrated Resorts) that feature premium accommodations, world-class gaming and entertainment, convention and exhibition facilities, celebrity chef restaurants, and many other amenities.
THE VENETIAN® and THE PALAZZO®, Five-Diamond luxury resorts on the Las Vegas Strip, and SANDS® Bethlehem in Eastern Pennsylvania are the company's properties in the United States.
In Singapore, the iconic MARINA BAY SANDS® is the most recent addition to the company's portfolio.
Through its majority-owned subsidiary Sands China Ltd., the company also owns a collection of properties in Macao, including THE VENETIAN® Macao, Four Seasons Hotel Macao, and Sands Cotai Central, a 13.7 million square foot 6,400-room complex opening in early 2012 at the company's COTAI STRIP® development. The company also owns the SANDS® Macao on the Macao peninsula.
Las Vegas Sands is also committed to global sustainability through its SANDS Eco 360 program and is an active community partner through its various charitable organizations.