Crown Resorts (ASX:CWN) - Incoming Sydney CEO, Simon McGrath (left)
Incoming Sydney CEO, Simon McGrath (left)
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  • Crown Resorts (CWN) appoints the CEO of Accor Pacific as its new Chief Executive Officer of Crown Sydney and Group Head of Hospitality
  • Simon McGrath will start in the role with Crown Sydney on February 1, reporting to Crown Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Steve McCann.
  • The company says Simon’s stewardship has given them confidence that Crown Sydney will set the standard of excellence for its customers and guests
  • Crown Resorts dipped 1.7 per cent, trading at $9.81 per share as of 4:30 pm AEDT

Crown Resorts (CWN) has appointed the CEO of Accor Pacific as its new Chief Executive Officer of Crown Sydney and Group Head of Hospitality.  

The Crown Sydney complex features Sydney’s first six-star hotel, with views of some of Australia’s most celebrated icons: the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House. It also boasts luxury apartments, luxury retail outlets, pool and spa facilities, conference rooms and VIP gaming facilities.

Simon McGrath will start in the role with Crown Sydney on February 1, reporting to Crown’s group CEO and Managing Director, Steve McCann.

In Simon McGrath’s previous role at Accor Pacific, he was responsible for over 397 hotels, 62,276 guest rooms and 18,000 employees. He has worked in the tourism and hospitality sector for three decades, and previously held senior executive positions in hotel groups including Southern Pacific Hotels and Rydges Hotel Groups.

Crown CEO Steve McCann said the company was excited to welcome Simon McGrath to the executive team to lead its newest Australian resort in Sydney.

“Simon is a highly regarded executive who will bring to Crown his wealth of experience in the operation of luxury hotels and global hospitality businesses,” Mr McCann said.

“With Simon’s stewardship, we are confident that Crown Sydney will set the standard of excellence for all of our customers and guests.”

Crown Resorts dipped 1.7 per cent, trading at $9.81 per share as of 4:30 pm AEDT.

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