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New Boss for Sydney's Star

New Boss for Sydney's Star

Echo Entertainment group has hired veteran Macau gaming executive Greg Hawkins as managing director of its Sydney flagship, The Star.

Hawkins is expected to take up the position in September after getting necessary regulatory approvals, Echo said.

He replaces Frederic Luvisutto, who resigned in December.

Hawkins served from 2011 until last August as chief executive of Crown Resorts’ Melbourne flagship. Prior to that he was chief executive of Melco Crown Entertainment’s Altira Macau before taking over at Melco’s City of Dreams.