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Las Vegas Sands Corp.

Las Vegas Sands Corp.

Sector: Hotels And Motels Region: NV, United States


: | Mexican Stock Exchange: LVS | New York Stock Exchange: LVS


Similar to: PPHE Hotel Group, Groupe Partouche SA, Home Properties AB

Las Vegas Sands Corp. owns, operates, and manages casino gaming operations, resort hotel facilities and riverboat casinos. It develops destination properties that feature premium accommodations, gaming and entertainment, convention and exhibition facilities, celebrity chef restaurants, and many other amenities. The company principal operating and developmental activities are geographically classified into three areas: Macau, Singapore and U.S. In Macau, the company's operating segments are: The Venetian Macau; Four Seasons Macau; Sands Macau; Sands Cotai Central; and Other Asia (comprised primarily of their ferry operations and various other operations that are ancillary to their properties in Macau). In Singapore, their operating segment is Marina Bay Sands. In the U.S., operating segments are: The Venetian Las Vegas, which includes the Sands Expo Center; The Palazzo; and Sands Bethlehem. Las Vegas Sands was founded in August 2004 and is headquartered in Las Vegas, NV.

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Part I: Sands ECO360 - Executive Commitment

Las Vegas Sands Corp. is committed to environmental responsibility by promoting sustainable development, reducing the impact of our operations on the natural environment, and enhancing the resort experience of our guests as well as the quality of life in the communities where we operate. We developed the Sands ECO360Ëš strategy as a roadmap for continuous improvement of our environmental stewardship.

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Part I: Sands ECO360 - Executive Commitment

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Executives

Sheldon G. Adelson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Sheldon G. Adelson is an internationally renowned businessman, entrepreneur, and philanthropist.
His business career spans more than six decades and has included creating and developing to maturity more than 50 different companies, including the COMDEX trade show for the computer industry. At his direction, COMDEX became the world’s largest trade show with a presence in many different countries.
Mr. Adelson is also the founder of Las Vegas Sands Corp. – a company which has become 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.
As the company’s chairman and chief executive officer, Mr. Adelson’s penchant for challenging and changing the status quo has led the company to overwhelming success in every location in which it operates.
In Las Vegas he is widely credited for helping transform the city from a gaming-centric regional location into the leading convention and exhibition city in the United States. In Macao, Mr. Adelson’s vision to recreate the Las Vegas Strip was originally panned by most observers, but since opening The Venetian Macao on the Cotai Strip in 2007, his development plans have become the envy of international leisure and hospitality operators everywhere.
In 2010, Mr. Adelson set the bar even higher with the opening of the $6 billion Marina Bay Sands integrated resort in Singapore. In addition to all the amenities that have become the hallmarks of Las Vegas Sands-developed properties, this iconic facility features a three-acre SkyPark which sits more than 50-stories off the ground and on top of the property’s three hotel towers.
Having been featured on the cover of more than 50 different publications, Mr. Adelson has been profiled by many of the world’s leading print and broadcast news organizations.
He has earned multiple honorary degrees and has been a guest lecturer at various colleges and universities, including the University of New Haven, Harvard Business School, Columbia Business School, Tel Aviv University and Babson College.
Among his numerous awards for his business and philanthropic work are the Armed Forces Foundation’s Patriot Award, Hotel Investment Conference’s Innovation Award, the Woodrow Wilson Award for Corporate Citizenship, and in 2011 Mr. Adelson was inducted into the American Gaming Association’s Hall of Fame.
Mr. Adelson and his wife, Dr. Miriam Adelson, are noted philanthropists who donate to a variety of civic and charitable causes. They have three grown daughters, two young sons, and four grandchildren.
Michael A. Leven, President and Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Leven has served on the Las Vegas Sands Corp. Board of Directors since 2004.
On March 11, 2009, he became the company’s president and chief operating officer and assumed responsibility for the overall operations of the company’s U.S. and international locations.
Mr. Leven is a veteran hospitality executive with nearly 50 years of experience in the business and a distinguished and well-recognized record of success. He was formerly president and chief executive officer of US Franchise Systems, Inc., the company he founded in 1995, which developed and franchised the Microtel Inns & Suites and Hawthorn Suites hotel brands. He was previously the president and COO of Holiday Inn Worldwide, president of Days Inn of America, and president of Americana Hotels. He has also served on the board of directors of Starwood Hotels and Resorts and Hersha Hospitality Trust.
In addition to being a hotel industry icon and one of franchising’s most innovative leaders, Mr. Leven has served many industry organizations throughout his career. He co-founded the Asian American Hotel Owners Association, which started with 12 members in 1989 and now has more than 9,300 members, who combined own more than 22,000 hotels representing approximately $60 billion in property value. He is also the former international president of the Hotel Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI).
Mr. Leven is a recipient of the American Association of Franchisees and Dealers Lifetime Achievement Award and was previously named to HSMAI’s Hot List of 25 Most Extraordinary Sales & Marketing Minds in Hospitality & Travel. He has also received the American Jewish Committee Selig Distinguished Service Award, UJA Federation of New York Hotel and Hospitality Award, and the Georgia Hospitality & Travel Association Spirit of Hospitality Award. He currently serves as a board member for the Jewish Federation of Las Vegas and the Birthright Israel Foundation.
Mr. Leven is a native of Boston, Massachusetts and holds a Bachelor of Arts from Tufts University and Master of Science from Boston University. He and his wife, Andrea, have three sons and six grandchildren.
Robert G. Goldstein, Executive Vice President and President of Global Gaming Operatio
As president of global gaming operations, Mr. Goldstein has a wide variety of responsibilities, but his primary focus is overseeing the company’s gaming operations in the United States, Macao, and Singapore.
An industry veteran, he was instrumental in launching The Venetian and The Palazzo—the company’s two integrated resorts located on the Las Vegas Strip.
As president and chief operating officer of The Venetian and The Palazzo, Mr. Goldstein helped lure celebrity chefs like Wolfgang Puck, Emeril Lagasse, and Pierre Selvaggio to open new restaurants at the properties. He signed deals with premium retailers to open stores in the Grand Canal Shoppes, and convinced the renowned Canyon Ranch SpaClub to open a massive 69,000 square foot spa and fitness facility.
With his leadership, The Venetian has become internationally recognized as a leading destination resort and has received numerous awards and accolades, including the prestigious Five-Diamond rating from AAA. The property is also the largest resort in the world to be recognized with a Four-Star rating from Exxon/Mobil-Travel-Guide.
At a global level, Mr. Goldstein is most actively involved in helping plan the company’s gaming, entertainment, restaurant, and retail offerings in Asia.
Before joining Las Vegas Sands in 1995, Mr. Goldstein spent 15 years developing casino-hotels in both the United States and the Caribbean. He is a 1977 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh and a 1980 graduate of the Temple University School of Law. Mr. Goldstein and his wife, Sheryl, have two children, Scott and Courtney.

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