Wynn Resorts has confirmed that Marilyn Spiegel is to be the new president of Wynn Las Vegas, effective January 2.
Spiegel, pictured, previously served as president of the Las Vegas resort from 2010 to 2013 She replaces Maurice Wooden, who has held the position since 2013.
“I am very pleased that Marilyn will return to lead the team at Wynn Las Vegas and Encore,” said Wynn Resorts CEO Matt Maddox.
“Our company’s legendary service and guest experiences call for someone who truly understands our brand and appreciates what it means to our guests and employees.
“Marilyn not only shares that understanding, she helped to create it. Her deep experience in human resources and knowledge of what it takes to deliver the Wynn promise, make her the ideal person to lead Wynn Las Vegas into the future.”
Prior to joining Wynn Las Vegas initially in 2010, Spiegel served as president of five separate Caesars Entertainment-owned resort brands in Las Vegas. She also served as corporate SVP of Human Resources for Harrah’s Entertainment from 1999 to 2003. Most recently, Spiegel served on the board of directors of Caesars Entertainment.
“Wynn Las Vegas and Encore are recognised globally for creating outstanding guest experiences,” said Spiegel. “Without question, that success is driven by the employees. The Wynn team is the most talented in our industry – I eagerly look forward to working with them again.”
In addition, Wynn has appointed Scott Moore as chief marketing officer. Moore joins the company with extensive experience in digital marketing, consumer engagement, brand development and growth acceleration. He previously served as CMO at Best Buy, where he led marketing activities for the company across all brands, categories, and channels.
Additionally, Michael Weaver has been appointed chief communications officer. Weaver has been with Wynn Resorts since 2011, having served in various leadership positions in marketing, branding, communications and development.
All three appointments are effective from January 2, 2019.