Australian operator Echo Entertainment Group has appointed former Crown Resorts executive Greg Hawkins to oversee The Star in Sydney.
He will start his role as Managing Director in September. Previously Mr. Hawkins was Chief Executive of Crown’s Melbourne casino. He also has experience of the Asian market as he spent five years as Chief Executive of Crown’s Altira casino in and then as President of City of Dreams.
New Echo Chief Executive Matt Bekier said: “Greg brings a wealth of local and regional gaming and entertainment experience that will be invaluable in delivering on the very large growth opportunity in front of us in Sydney. Having managed both a premium VIP hotel and casino and a large-scale integrated resort in Macau, Greg also
brings experience in the Asian VIP and premium mass market where we see further growth opportunities for Echo.”