Aaron Fischer is the new chief strategy officer for MGM Resorts International (MGM), the company announced Monday. Fischer is presently based in Hong Kong serving as senior vice president of corporate development for MGM Resorts and has been working closely on strategies for the global development of integrated resorts in Asia.
He will relocate to the company’s corporate headquarters in Las Vegas and now be responsible for heading MGM Resorts’ enterprise-wide strategic planning process, including both a focus on operations and the global development of MGM’s Las Vegas-inspired hospitality and entertainment resort brands.
“The addition of a chief strategy officer will further our ability to deliver strong financial results, drive disciplined growth, and accelerate the achievement of our ongoing performance improvement objectives,” said Corey Sanders, chief operating officer of MGM Resorts. “Aaron is an outstanding leader whose multidisciplinary experience is a great compliment to our seasoned executive team.”
Before joining MGM Resorts International in 2016, Fischer served as the head of consumer and gaming research at CLSA, a boutique brokerage and investment group based in Hong Kong.