People: Las Vegas Sands Corp (LVS)

LVS on New York Consolidated

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20 Aug 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Sheldon Adelson

80 2004 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, Treasurer

Michael Quartieri

45 2013 Principal Financial Officer

John Caparella

56 2011 President and Chief Operating Officer of Venetian Casino Resort, LLC, Sands Expo & Convention Center, Inc. and Senior Vice President of Las Vegas Sands, LLC

Edward Tracy

61 2011 President, Chief Executive Officer of Sands China Ltd

Michael Leven

76 2010 President, Chief Operating Officer, Secretary, Director

Ira Raphaelson

60 2011 Executive Vice President, Global General Counsel

Robert Goldstein

58 2011 Executive Vice President, President - Global Gaming Operations

George Tanasijevich

52 2011 Managing Director - Global Development; President and Chief Executive Officer of Marina Bay Sands Pte Ltd

Irwin Chafetz

78 2005 Director

Charles Forman

67 2004 Director

Steven Gerard

68 2014 Director

Jason Ader

46 2009 Independent Director

Victor Chaltiel

72 2012 Independent Director

Charles Koppelman

74 2011 Independent Director

Jeffrey Schwartz

55 2009 Independent Director

Daniel Briggs

VP - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Sheldon Adelson

Mr. Sheldon Gary Adelson is 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.

Michael Quartieri

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

John Caparella

Mr. John P. Caparella is President and Chief Operating Officer of Venetian Casino Resort, LLC, Sands Expo & Convention Center, Inc. and Senior Vice President of Las Vegas Sands, LLC., subsidiaries of Las Vegas Sands Corp., since May 2011. Prior to joining the Company, he was a principal at Redmont Hospitality, a company that provides strategic advice to hospitality and gaming companies. Mr. Caparella served as the Executive Vice President of Gaylord Entertainment Company and Chief Operating Officer, Gaylord Hotels, from February 2006 until July 2009. Prior to that, he served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center. Prior to joining Gaylord Entertainment Company in November 2000, Mr. Caparella served as Executive Vice President, Planning, Development and Administration and President of PlanetHollywood.com for Planet Hollywood International, Inc., a creator and developer of entertainment-based consumer brands. Before joining Planet Hollywood in 1997, Mr. Caparella was with ITT Sheraton, an owner and operator of hotel brands, for 17 years in convention, resort, business and 4-star luxury properties, as well as ITT Sheraton’s corporate headquarters.

Edward Tracy

Mr. Edward Matthew Tracy is President, Chief Executive Officer of Sands China Ltd., subsidiary of Las Vegas Sands Corp., since July 2011. He previously served as the President and Chief Operating Officer of Sands China Ltd. from July 2010 until July 2011. Prior to joining Sands China Ltd., Mr. Tracy has more than twenty years of management and development experience in the gaming and hospitality industry, including as the president and chief executive officer of the Tracy Group, a casino management and development company, from 2003 to July 2010, the managing partner of Princeton Partners, a management and development company, from 1998 to 2001, and the chairman and chief executive officer of Capital Gaming International, a multi-jurisdictional manager and developer of regional casinos, from 1993 to 1998. Mr. Tracy has also served as the chief executive officer of the Trump Organization, the vice president and general manager of the Sands Hotel and Casino in San Juan, Puerto Rico, and the vice president and director of hotel operations for Middex Hospitality, a New York-based hotel development company. Mr. Tracy began his career in the hotel industry at Hotel Investors Trust in which he served in several executive hotel management positions, including director of operations.

Michael Leven

Mr. Michael Alan Leven is Director of Las Vegas Sands Corp. He has resigned from the position of President, Chief Operating Officer, Secretary of the Company with effective 31 December 2014. Mr. Leven has been the Company’s President and Chief Operating Officer since March 2009, Secretary since June 2010 and a director of the Company since August 2004. Mr. Leven also serves as a director of the Company’s subsidiary, Sands China Ltd., and as an officer and/or director of several of our other subsidiaries. Mr. Leven served as the Chief Executive Officer of the Georgia Aquarium 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.

Ira Raphaelson

Mr. Ira H. Raphaelson is an Executive Vice President, Global General Counsel of Las Vegas Sands Corp., since November 2011. 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.

Robert Goldstein

Mr. Robert G. Goldstein is an Executive Vice President, President - Global Gaming Operations of Las Vegas Sands Corp., since January 2011 and 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.

George Tanasijevich

Mr. George Tanasijevich is 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 is 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. Mr. Chafetz’s extensive experience in the hospitality, trade show and convention businesses, as well as his experience as a former executive of our predecessor company, led the Board to conclude that he should be a member of our Board of Directors.

Charles Forman

Mr. Charles D. Forman is 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.

Steven Gerard

Jason Ader

Mr. Jason N. Ader is 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. Mr. Ader’s extensive investment banking and merchant banking experience and his in-depth knowledge about the hospitality and casino industries led the Board to conclude that he should be a member of our Board of Directors.

Victor Chaltiel

Mr. Victor Chaltiel is an Independent Director of Las Vegas Sands Corp., since December 2012. He is the founder and has served as the chairman of Redhills Ventures LLC, a private investment vehicle, since 2000. From 2005 to its sale to HMS, Inc. in December 2011, Mr. Chaltiel also served as the Founder and Chairman of HealthDataInsights Inc., which provides healthcare claims integrity solutions. From August 1994 to August 1999, Mr. Chaltiel served as chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Total Renal Care Holdings, Inc. (now Davita, Inc.), a provider of renal dialysis services. Mr. Chaltiel has also held senior executive positions at Total Pharmaceutical Care (now Apria Healthcare Group), Salick Health Care, Inc. (acquired by Zeneca, Inc.) and Baxter International, Inc. Mr. Chaltiel’s extensive international business experience, including as a senior executive at public companies in regulated industries, led the Board to conclude that he should be a member of our Board of Directors.

Charles Koppelman

Mr. Charles A. Koppelman is 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.

Jeffrey Schwartz

Mr. Jeffrey Howard Schwartz is an Independent Director of Las Vegas Sands Corp., since March 2009. is the Deputy Chairman, Chairman of the Executive Committee and Co-Founder of Global Logistic Properties, which controls the largest platform of logistic facilities in Asia and is listed on the Singapore Exchange Ltd. (SGX). Mr. Schwartz was the Chief Executive Officer of ProLogis from January 2005 through November 2008. Mr. Schwartz also serves on the Board of Directors of the Company’s subsidiary, Sands China Ltd. He served as a director of ProLogis from August 2004 to November 2008 and ProLogis European Properties from September 2006 until November 2008. Mr. Schwartz’s extensive business experience in Asia, as well as his experience as the chief executive officer and director of an NYSE-listed public company and his roles at Global Logistic Properties, led the Board to conclude that he should be a member of our Board of Directors.

Daniel Briggs

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