The Fontainebleau Las Vegas, a five-star luxury resort and casino on the Las Vegas Strip, announced the appointment of gaming and hospitality industries veteran Maurice Wooden as its president.
Wooden was previously principal executive officer and president of Wynn Las Vegas and was a member of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority’s board of directors. Earlier in his career, he served as president and chief operating officer of the Golden Nugget in Las Vegas, vice president of casino marketing at The Mirage Hotel and Casino and vice president of operations at Beau Rivage Resort and Casino in Biloxi, Mississippi.
“Throughout his career, Maurice has proven himself as a leader dedicated to evolving the luxury hospitality experience on the Las Vegas Strip,” said Fontainebleau Development Chairman and CEO Jeffrey Soffer. “His well-established track record along with his unparalleled consistency and a deep knowledge of the hospitality and gaming industries instill an exceptional level of confidence in us as we continue the development and refinement of our Las Vegas property. Maurice will be an excellent steward of our brand, its culture, and heritage; and we eagerly anticipate his leadership in driving the growth and development of Fontainebleau Las Vegas as we continue our focus on an excellent guest experience.”