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Former Disney VP joins Las Vegas Sands Board

Former Disney VP joins Las Vegas Sands Board

The newest member on the board of directors at the Las Vegas Sands is former executive vice president of Walt Disney Imagineering, Wing Chao. The newcomer joins the Sands at a time when the company is exploring new ventures in Asia—where Chao did much work with Disney.

“Wing Chao is a world renowned master planner and architect. We have admired his work and remarkable achievements for a long time,” Las Vegas Sands Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Sheldon G. Adelson said.

The new board member with a UC Berkley masters and Harvard University undergraduate degree has a robust resume that branches out beyond architecture and his work with Disney. In fact, Chao is also highly regarded in the hospitality industry where he won numerous awards including one of Hospitalit

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