Genting Singapore Ltd., operator of Resorts World Sentosa (RWS), announced the appointment of Lam Yi Young as deputy chief executive of the integrated resort, with Andrew MacDonald confirmed as chief casino officer.
RWS is one of two integrated resorts in Singapore, along with Marina Bay Sands, a Las Vegas Sands property.
Lam will assist CEO Tan Hee Teck “in the execution of the strategies, management, and development of RWS’s business, and ensure effective day-to-day operational performance and organizational excellence,” per the statement from Genting.
Lam was CEO of the Singapore Business Federation from 2020 to 2022, and spent 11 years in senior public sector leadership roles. He was previously a deputy secretary at the Singapore Ministry of Trade and Industry and deputy secretary at the Ministry of Education. Lam also served as CEO at the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore.
In another key appointment, effective September 1, MacDonald was installed as chief casino officer at RWS. MacDonald will manage “overall casino business” at the property.
He has more than 40 years of experience in the gaming industry, and served most recently as corporate senior vice president and chief casino officer at casino operator Las Vegas Sands Corp. McDonald also previously served as executive vice president of casino at Sentosa’s market rival, Marina Bay Sands.