Las Vegas: Sibella out as CEO of Resorts World, replaced by the property’s CFO

Las Vegas: Sibella out as CEO of Resorts World, replaced by the property’s CFO

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  • Howard Stutz, Nevada Independent
September 15, 2023 4:20 PM
  • Howard Stutz, Nevada Independent

Resorts World Las Vegas President Scott Sibella, who took the helm of the unfinished Strip property in 2019 and helped steer the long-stalled $4.3 billion project to its June 2021 opening, was replaced Friday as the hotel-casino’s top executive.

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According to information provided by a New York communications firm representing the hotel-casino, Resorts World Chief Financial Officer Peter LaVoie will step into the CEO position for the 3,500-room hotel-casino, which is owned by Malaysia-based Genting Berhad, a multifaceted conglomerate that has Resorts World branded casinos throughout Asia (including Singapore) and in New York.

“Resorts World Las Vegas today announced that president and COO Scott Sibella has left the company, effective immediately,” a Resorts World spokeswoman said in an emailed statement. “This action comes after the company was recently made aware that Mr. Sibella violated company policies and the terms of his employment.”