SOURCE: Las Vegas Sands

Las Vegas Sands

May 04, 2010 20:26 ET

Las Vegas Sands Promotes Gayle M. Hyman to Senior Vice President and General Counsel

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - May 4, 2010) -  Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS) announced today that Gayle M. Hyman, who most recently served as the company's deputy general counsel, has been named senior vice president and general counsel.

"Gayle's dedication and hard work over the past five years has not gone unnoticed. She has the complete confidence of our management team and our board of directors and I have no doubt she will be successful in her new role," said Sheldon G. Adelson, chairman and chief executive officer of Las Vegas Sands Corp.

Ms. Hyman joined Las Vegas Sands Corp. in July 2005 after having served as deputy general counsel, finance and securities, at Allegneny Energy, Inc. Previously, she was a corporate attorney in the New York and Hong Kong offices of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP and a corporate attorney in Sullivan & Cromwell LLP's New York office.

Ms. Hyman is a graduate of Stanford University. She received a master of business administration from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business and her juris doctor from New York Law School. She replaces J. Alberto Gonzalez-Pita.

ABOUT LAS VEGAS SANDS CORP.

Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS) is 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, are among 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 Macau, including THE VENETIAN® Macao, Four Seasons Hotel Macao and the Four Seasons-branded serviced-apartments at its COTAI STRIP® development, as well as the SANDS® Macao on the Macau peninsula.

The company is currently constructing a 6,400-room complex at the COTAI STRIP, which will feature the Shangri-La, Traders, Sheraton, and St. Regis hotel brands.

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.

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