No reason has been given for Murren’s early departure. Murren has been with MGM since 1998, serving as CFO and a member of its board of directors. He was named chairman and CEO of MGM Resorts in December 2008.
“Leading MGM Resorts has been the most rewarding and fulfilling experience in my professional career,” said Murren.
“It has been an honor to work with such a talented group of men and women who provide millions of guests with memorable life experiences every day all over the world. We have a solid leadership team in place, and I am confident that they will work with my successor to continue the Company’s trajectory of growth and expansion,” he added.
“Until my successor is named, I will continue to lead this Company just as I always have and will remain focused on executing our strategy and am fully committed to supporting a seamless transition,” Murren concluded.
MGM has also announced its financial results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2019. Consolidated net revenues increased 4% compared to the prior year quarter to US$3.2 billion.