MGM Resorts International adds Ben Winston to its Board of Directors

– USA, NV –  MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM), today announced the appointment of Ben Winston to its Board of Directors.

“We are excited to welcome Ben to the board and know that his vast entertainment experience will be a tremendous asset as the Company continues to expand its gaming and entertainment offerings. Ben’s creativity, passion and leadership will be most valuable as he advises the board and management on ways to continue driving unparalleled guests experiences today, while also innovating for the future,” said Board Chair, Paul Salem.

About Ben Winston

Ben Winston is the award-winning producer and director, founding partner of the production company Fulwell 73. He has earned 12 Emmy Awards and 31 Emmy nominations. He became the youngest show producer of a late-night show in America as the co-executive producer of The Late Late Show with James Corden in 2015.

In addition to his work on The Late Late Show with James Corden, Winston served as executive producer of The Grammy Awards for CBS, The Kardashians for Hulu, and Carpool Karaoke for Apple TV+. He is also an accomplished director, having directed 2021’s Friends: The Reunion, which became one of the most-viewed shows in HBO Max’s history.

Winston’s producing experience also includes music specials for the most popular recording artists in the world. Some of the most prominent have been the CBS special Adele, One Night Only, which was the highest-rated network television entertainment show of the year, Disney+’s Elton John, Farewell from Dodgers Stadium, and Global Citizen: Mandela 100, a 10-hour live broadcast show from South Africa featuring Beyoncé and Jay Z. He also created and produced music specials for artists such as Bruno Mars, Harry Styles, Sam Smith, Justin Bieber, One Direction and more.

“MGM Resorts is one of the premier gaming and entertainment companies in the world and I’m honored to serve in this leadership role,” said Ben Winston. “I’m looking forward to working with my fellow board members to drive growth, building the best experiences possible for our guests.”

About MGM Resorts International

MGM Resorts International is an S&P 500 global entertainment company with national and international locations featuring best-in-class hotels and casinos, state-of-the-art meetings and conference spaces, incredible live and theatrical entertainment experiences, and an extensive array of restaurant, nightlife, and retail offerings. MGM Resorts creates immersive, iconic experiences through its suite of Las Vegas-inspired brands. The MGM Resorts portfolio encompasses 31 unique hotel and gaming destinations globally, including some of the most recognizable resort brands in the industry. The Company’s 50/50 venture, BetMGM, LLC, offers U.S. sports betting and online gaming through market-leading brands, including BetMGM and partypoker, and the Company’s subsidiary LeoVegas AB offers sports betting and online gaming through market-leading brands in several jurisdictions throughout Europe. The Company is currently pursuing targeted expansion in Asia through the integrated resort opportunity in Japan. Through its “Focused on What Matters: Embracing Humanity and Protecting the Planet” philosophy, MGM Resorts commits to creating a more sustainable future while striving to make a bigger difference in the lives of its employees, guests, and the communities where it operates. The global employees of MGM Resorts are proud of their company for being recognized as one of FORTUNE Magazine’s World’s Most Admired Companies.

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