People: Las Vegas Sands Corp (LVS)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Robert Goldstein

59 2015 President, Chief Operating Officer, Director

Sheldon Adelson

81 2004 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, Treasurer

George Markantonis

57 2015 President and Chief Operating Officer of Venetian Casino Resort, LLC and Sands Expo & Convention Center and Senior Vice President of Las Vegas Sands, LLC

Ira Raphaelson

61 2015 Executive Vice President, Global General Counsel and Secretary

Michael Quartieri

45 2013 Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Global Controller Principal Financial Officer

George Tanasijevich

53 2011 Managing Director - Global Development; President and Chief Executive Officer of Marina Bay Sands Pte Ltd

Irwin Chafetz

79 2005 Director

Charles Forman

68 2004 Director

Michael Leven

77 2014 Director

Jason Ader

43 2009 Independent Director

Micheline Chau

62 2014 Independent Director

Steven Gerard

69 2014 Independent Director

George Jamieson

78 2014 Independent Director

Charles Koppelman

75 2011 Independent Director

David Levi

63 2015 Independent Director

Daniel Briggs

2015 Senior Vice President - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Robert Goldstein

Mr. Robert Glen Goldstein serves as President, Chief Operating Officer, Director of Las Vegas Sands Corp. Since January 2011, He was the Executive Vice President of the Company since July 2009. He served as the Senior Vice President of the Company from August 2004 until July 2009. He had been the Executive Vice President of Las Vegas Sands, LLC (or its predecessor, Las Vegas Sands, Inc.) since July 2009 and was its Senior Vice President from December 1995 until July 2009. He served as the President and Chief Operating Officer of The Venetian from 1999 through 2010 and The Palazzo from its opening in 2007 through 2010. From 1992 until joining the Company in December 1995, Mr. Goldstein was the Executive Vice President of Marketing at the Sands Hotel in Atlantic City as well as an Executive Vice President of the parent Pratt Hotel Corporation.

Sheldon Adelson

Mr. Sheldon Gary Adelson serves as Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, Treasurer of Las Vegas Sands Corp., since August 2004. He has been Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and a director of Las Vegas Sands, LLC (or its predecessor, Las Vegas Sands, Inc.) since April 1988 when it was formed to own and operate the former Sands Hotel and Casino. Mr. Adelson has extensive experience in the convention, trade show, and tour and travel businesses. Mr. Adelson also has investments in other business enterprises. Mr. Adelson created and developed the COMDEX Trade Shows, including the COMDEX/Fall Trade Show, which was the world’s largest computer show in the 1990s, all of which were sold to Softbank Corporation in April 1995. Mr. Adelson also created and developed The Sands Expo and Convention Center, which he grew into one of the largest convention and trade show destinations in the United States before transferring it to us in July 2004. He was President and Chairman of Interface Group Holding Company, Inc. and its predecessors since the mid-1970s and is a manager of Interface Group-Massachusetts, LLC and was President of its predecessors, since 1990. Mr. Adelson also serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company’s subsidiary, Sands China Ltd., and as an officer and/or director of several of our other subsidiaries. Mr. Adelson’s extensive business experience, including his experience in the hospitality and meetings, incentives convention and exposition businesses, and his role as our Chief Executive Officer and Treasurer, led the Board to conclude that he should be a member of our Board of Directors.

George Markantonis

Mr. George M. Markantonis has been the President and Chief Operating Officer of Venetian Casino Resort, LLC (owner of The Venetian/ The Palazzo) and Sands Expo & Convention Center and Senior Vice President of Las Vegas Sands, LLC. a subsidiary of the Company, since March 2015. Mr. Markantonis has more than 35 years of international hospitality industry experience, including serving as the President and Managing Director of Atlantis, Paradise Island from September 2005 to February 2015, as the Chief Executive Officer of Atlantis of The Palm of Dubai, from March 2004 to August 2005, and in various positions at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas from 1995 to 2004, most recently as Senior Vice President of Hotel Operations.

Ira Raphaelson

Mr. Ira H. Raphaelson is an Executive Vice President, Global General Counsel and Secretary of Las Vegas Sands Corp., since January 2015. Mr. Raphaelson served as vice president and general counsel of Scientific Games Corp. from February 2006 until October 2011 and as its secretary from June 2006 until October 2011. Mr. Raphaelson was a partner in the Washington D.C. office of the law firm of O’Melveny & Myers LLP for ten years and a partner in the Washington D.C. office of Shaw Pittman for three years. Prior to entering private practice, he was a state and federal prosecutor for 15 years, serving the last two years as a Presidentially appointed Special Counsel for Financial Institutions Crime.

Michael Quartieri

Mr. Michael Alan Quartieri is Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Global Controller Principal Financial Officer of Las Vegas Sands Corp., since July 29, 2013. Mr. Quartieri has been our Company’s principal financial officer since July 2013 and our Company’s Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Global Controller since September 2009. From October 2006 until September 2009, Mr. Quartieri served as our Company’s Corporate Controller. Mr. Quartieri also served as the Company’s principal financial officer from July to December 2008. Prior to joining our Company in October 2006, Mr. Quartieri was a Director at Deloitte & Touche LLP in Las Vegas.

George Tanasijevich

Mr. George Tanasijevich serves as Managing Director - Global Development of Las Vegas Sands Corp, President and Chief Executive Officer of Marina Bay Sands Pte Ltd., subsidiary of Las Vegas Sands Corp. He has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company’s subsidiary, Marina Bay Sands Pte Ltd since July 2011 and the Managing Director, Global Development of Las Vegas Sands Corp. since January 2011. He has held other senior executive positions at the Company’s Singapore operations since 2005. Prior to that, Mr. Tanasijevich was the Company’s Director of Development, based in Macau, from 2004 to 2005. Mr. Tanasijevich previously served as Senior Vice President/Equity Markets at CapitaLand Limited, a Singapore-based real estate conglomerate, and as Corporate Vice President of General Growth Properties, a shopping mall REIT. Mr. Tanasijevich is a member of the University of Chicago Booth School of Business Global Advisory Board, and a Board Member of the Singapore International Chamber of Commerce, the Singapore Hotel Association and the U.S. - Japan Business Council.

Irwin Chafetz

Mr. Irwin Chafetz serves as Director of Las Vegas Sands Corp., since February 2005. He was a director of Las Vegas Sands, Inc. from February until July 2005. Mr. Chafetz is a Manager of The Interface Group, LLC, a Massachusetts limited liability company that controls Interface Group-Massachusetts, LLC. Mr. Chafetz has been associated with Interface Group-Massachusetts, LLC and its predecessors since 1972. From 1989 to 1995, Mr. Chafetz was a Vice President and director of Interface Group-Nevada, Inc., which owned and operated trade shows, including COMDEX, which at its peak was the largest American trade show with a presence in more than 20 countries, and also owned and operated The Sands Expo and Convention Center, the first privately owned convention center in the United States. From 1989 to 1995, Mr. Chafetz was also Vice President and a director of Las Vegas Sands, Inc. Mr. Chafetz has served on the boards of directors of many charitable and civic organizations and is a member of the Board of Trustees at Suffolk University and a former member of the Dean’s Advisory Council at Boston University School of Management.

Charles Forman

Mr. Charles Daniel Forman serves as Director of Las Vegas Sands Corp., since August 2004. He has been a director of Las Vegas Sands, LLC (or its predecessor, Las Vegas Sands, Inc.) since March 2004. Mr. Forman served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Centric Events Group, LLC, a trade show and conference business from April 2002 until his retirement upon the sale of the business in 2007. From 2000 to 2002, he served as a director of a private company and participated in various private equity investments. From 1995 to 2000, he held various positions with subsidiaries of Softbank Corporation. During 2000, he was Executive Vice President of International Operations of Key3Media, Inc. From 1998 to 2000, he was Chief Legal Officer of ZD Events Inc., a tradeshow business that included COMDEX, which was the largest trade show in the United States in the 1990s. From 1995 to 1998, Mr. Forman was Executive Vice President, Chief Financial and Legal Officer of Softbank Comdex Inc. From 1989 to 1995, Mr. Forman was Vice President and General Counsel of The Interface Group, a tradeshow and convention business that owned and operated COMDEX. Mr. Forman was in private law practice from 1972 to 1988. Mr. Forman is a member of the Board of Trustees of The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. In addition, Mr. Forman has been recommended to serve as a member of the Board of Directors of our subsidiary, Sands China Ltd., by its Nomination Committee and its Board of Directors. This recommendation will be considered by the shareholders of Sands China Ltd. at its annual general meeting to be held on May 30, 2014. Mr. Forman’s extensive experience in the hospitality, trade show and convention businesses led the Board to conclude that he should be a member of our Board of Directors.

Michael Leven

Mr. Michael Alan Leven serves as Director of Las Vegas Sands Corp. He served as the Company’s President and Chief Operating Officer from March 2009 until December 2014, and as its Secretary from June 2010 until December 2014. Mr. Leven also currently serves as a director of the Company’s subsidiary, Sands China Ltd. Since January 2015, Mr. Leven has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Georgia Aquarium. He previously served as Georgia Aquarium’s Chief Executive Officer from September 2008 until he joined our Company in March 2009. From January 2006 through September 2008, Mr. Leven was the Vice Chairman of the Marcus Foundation, Inc., a non-profit foundation. Until July 2006, Mr. Leven was the Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of U.S. Franchise Systems, Inc., the company he founded in 1995 that developed and franchised the Microtel Inns & Suites and Hawthorn Suites hotel brands. He was previously the president and chief operating officer of Holiday Inn Worldwide, president of Days Inn of America, and president of Americana Hotels. Mr. Leven currently serves as a trustee of Hersha Hospitality Trust, a real estate investment trust, and has served as its trustee or trustee emeritus since 2001. Mr. Leven serves on many other non-profit boards. Mr. Leven’s extensive experience in the hospitality industry, including as an executive officer and director of several other hospitality companies, and his many years as our President and Chief Operating Officer led the Board to conclude that he should be a member of our Board of Directors.

Jason Ader

Mr. Jason N. Ader serves as an Independent Director of Las Vegas Sands Corp., since April 2009. Mr. Ader serves as the chief executive officer of SpringOwl Asset Management LLC, an SEC-registered investment management firm that he founded in October 2013. Mr. Ader also serves as the chief executive officer of Ader Investment Management LLC, a single family office that he founded in 2003. Mr. Ader is also the founder and chairman of the entity that controls Adelie Food Holdings Ltd., a food products business based in the United Kingdom. Mr. Ader founded Western Liberty Bancorp and served as its chairman and chief executive officer from July 2007 to October 2010 and as a director from June 2007 to October 2012. From 1995 to 2003, Mr. Ader was a Senior Managing Director at Bear, Stearns & Co., Inc. From 1993 to 1995, Mr. Ader served as a Senior Analyst at Smith Barney covering the gaming industry. From 1990 to 1993, Mr. Ader served as a buy-side analyst at Baron Capital, where he covered the hospitality and gaming industries. Mr. Ader is a member of the Advisory Board of New York University’s Center for Hospitality, Travel and Tourism.

Micheline Chau

Ms. Micheline Chau serves as an Independent Director of the Company. She served as the president, chief operating officer and executive director of Lucasfilm Ltd., a film and entertainment company, from 2003 to 2012 and as its chief financial officer from 1991 to 2003. Before that, Ms. Chau held other executive-level positions in various industries, including retail, restaurant, venture capital and financial services. She currently also serves on the board of directors of Dolby Laboratories, Inc., an audio, imaging and communications company, since February 2013 and was a member of the board of directors of Red Hat, Inc., a provider of open-source software solutions, from November 2008 to August 2012. Ms. Chau also serves on the boards of directors of several private and nonprofit entities, including as Chair of the California HealthCare Foundation.

Steven Gerard

Mr. Steven L. Gerard serves as an Independent Director of the Company, since 15 July 2014. He has served as the chief executive officer and a director of CBIZ, Inc., a provider of integrated business services and products, since October 2000 and as the chairman of its board of directors since October 2002. Mr. Gerard was chairman and chief executive officer of Great Point Capital, Inc., a provider of operational and advisory services from 1997 to October 2000. From 1991 to 1997, he was chairman and chief executive officer of Triangle Wire & Cable, Inc. and its successor Ocean View Capital, Inc. Mr. Gerard’s prior experience includes 16 years with Citibank, N.A. in various senior corporate finance and banking positions. Further, Mr. Gerard served seven years with the American Stock Exchange, where he last served as Vice President of the Securities Division. Mr. Gerard also serves on the Boards of Directors of Lennar Corporation, a home builder, and Joy Global, Inc., a manufacturer and servicer of mining equipment. Mr. Gerard’s extensive executive experience and service as a director of other public companies led the Board to conclude that he should be a member of our Board of Directors.

George Jamieson

Mr. George Jamieson serves as an Independent Director of the Company, since June 2014. He is a certified public accountant and a retired partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. He served in various positions at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (or predecessor firms) in various capacities from 1964 until 1997. Mr. Jamieson is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He recently retired as a member of the executive committee of the board of directors of the American Liver Foundation and has served on the boards of directors of many other charitable and civic organizations.

Charles Koppelman

Mr. Charles A. Koppelman serves as an Independent Director of Las Vegas Sands Corp., since October 2011. Mr. Koppelman has served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of CAK Entertainment, Inc., a music and entertainment business, since 1997. In addition, Mr. Koppelman has served as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. since September 2011 and as its Executive Chairman and principal executive officer from July 2008 until September 2011. Mr. Koppelman joined the Board of Martha Stewart Omnimedia, Inc. in July 2004 and became its Chairman in June 2005. Mr. Koppelman served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of EMI Records Group, North America, from 1994 to 1997, and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of EMI Music Publishing from 1990 to 1994. He has been a director of Six Flags Entertainment Corp. since May 2010, where he serves on the audit committee and the compensation committee. Mr. Koppelman is also a former director of Steve Madden Ltd., and served as its Chairman of the Board from 2000 to 2004. Mr. Koppelman’s extensive executive experience, including in the entertainment industry, and his experience as a director of public companies led the Board to conclude that he should be a member of our Board of Directors.

David Levi

Mr. David F. Levi serves as an Independent Director of Las Vegas Sands Corp. He has served as the Dean and Professor of Law at Duke University Law School since July 2007. He served as the Chief United States District Judge for the Eastern District of California from May 2003 until June 2007. He took the oath of office as a United States District Judge in November 1990. He also served as the Presidentially appointed United States Attorney for the Eastern District of California from 1986 until November 1990. He was a member of the Attorney General’s Advisory Committee of U.S. Attorneys and served as chair of the public corruption sub-committee. Prior to his appointment as United States Attorney, he served as an assistant United States Attorney for the Eastern District of California. In 2004 he was elected to the Council of the American Law Institute. He is an elected fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He served as chair of two judicial conference committees by appointment of the Chief Justice. He was named Chair of the Civil Rules Advisory Committee in 2000 and Chair of the Standing Committee on the Rules of Practice and Procedure in 2003 where he served in that capacity until 2007.

Daniel Briggs

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