Wynn Macau Ltd, the casino operator, which is majority owned by the US icon group, Wynn Resorts, has announced a change in presidency.

In a press release last week, the group said that industry executive, Linda Chen will be replacing the current Wynn Macau president, Ian Coughlan. 

Chen will step into the new role from March, 2023. 

Until the end of next year, Coughlan will serve as advisor to Wynn Macau, and sit on the Board of Directors.

As per Craig Billings, Chief executive of Wynn Resorts: “Ian’s pioneering leadership, which spans the vast majority of our incredibly successful time in Macau, has been impressive and his unrelenting commitment to brand excellence and establishing our deep-rooted culture is equally remarkable. I’m pleased that he has agreed to continue as an advisor to the Company and on our Board of Directors.” 

55-year-old Linda Chen is head of global marketing and strategic development of Wynn Resorts.

“Linda’s leadership throughout the many phases of our development in Macau has been important to our success. She will work with Ian to ensure a smooth transition, and I look forward to working closely with Linda and our talented management team in the years ahead,” said Billings.