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Las Vegas Sands

January 03, 2011 08:55 ET

Las Vegas Sands Puts Rob Goldstein at the Helm of Its Global Gaming Operations

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - January 3, 2011) - Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS) today announced Rob Goldstein has been promoted to president of global gaming operations and will have overall responsibility for the company's gaming operations in the US, Macau, and Singapore. Mr. Goldstein joined the company in 1995 and is currently its executive vice president and president of The Venetian and Palazzo resorts in Las Vegas. 

"Rob is one of the gaming industry's most knowledgeable executives and we have been privileged to have him with us for so many years. This new role will allow him to focus solely on this important segment of our business and, in turn, make our industry-leading gaming operations even more formidable," said Las Vegas Sands Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Mr. Sheldon G. Adelson.

"With our significant presence in Asia and as Las Vegas continues to rebound, this company has opportunities in front of it that are unprecedented in the industry. The company's geographic advantages, especially our positioning in Asia, combined with the quality of our assets gives Las Vegas Sands the chance to do something very special over the next couple of years," said Mr. Goldstein.

"As we are doing in other key areas of the company, Rob will be in a position to retain and attract other talented individuals and build an organization which will further enhance our current operations and ensure future growth," said Michael Leven, the company's president and chief operating officer.

Mr. Goldstein's new position is effective January 1, 2011 and he will report to Mr. Leven. Company executives currently in charge of operations at The Venetian and Palazzo will report to Mr. Leven while the company seeks Mr. Goldstein's successor.

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, 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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