oldstein joined the company in 1995 and was previously 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 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 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.
Goldstein’s new position is effective January 1, 2011 and he will report to Leven. Las Vegas Sands is one of the gaming operators in Macau, thorough its subsidiary Sands China.