reg Hawkings was formerly Chief Executive Officer of Crown Macau, a position he took up in January 2006. In this capacity, Greg led the pre-opening activities at the property, and together with Keith has overseen the continuous improvement in performance at Crown Macau following its opening in mid-2007.
Prior to joining MPEL, he was General Manager for gaming at SKYCITY Entertainment Group, a diversified gaming and entertainment enterprise listed in Australia and New Zealand. He also previously held a number of senior management positions at Crown Melbourne and at the Victorian TAB.
Keith Heise was formerly the Chief Financial Officer at Crown Macau, a position he took up in August 2006 as part of the pre-opening team. Before joining MPEL, Keith was Vice President, Finance, at Venetian Macau, where he participated in the finance department operations set-up and hiring. Keith qualified as a Certified Public Accountant in New Mexico, USA in 1978 while at KPMG.
“I am delighted to announce these internal promotions”, said Lawrence Ho, Co-Chairman and CEO of MPEL. “We have put together a world-class senior management team which brings invaluable experience to MPEL and sets a strong foundation for our future growth. Both Greg and Keith have made an enormous contribution to the success of the company to date, and I look forward to their continued leadership in the future”.