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Matt Maddox, CEO of Wynn Resorts, Is Stepping Down

Matt maddox, CEO of Wynn Resorts, announced on Nov. 9th that he will be leaving the company January 31, 2022.

Matt Maddox, CEO of Wynn Resorts. Photo Credit: Courtesy of Wynn Resorts

LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 9, 2021-- Matt Maddox, CEO of Wynn Resorts, announced on Nov. 9th that he will be leaving the Company January 31, 2022. Following a unanimous request by the Board of Directors, Mr. Maddox agreed to remain on the Wynn Macau Limited and Wynn Interactive Limited Boards through the end of 2022. Craig Billings, CEO of Wynn Interactive and who has served as President and CFO of Wynn Resorts, was unanimously selected by the Board to become CEO of Wynn Resorts and a member of the Board effective February 1, 2022.

Mr. Maddox has been with Wynn Resorts for two decades and has been its CEO since February 2018, as well as a member of the Board of Directors. He led Wynn Resorts through its most difficult period, following the resignation of the Company’s founder in 2018 and then the global pandemic in 2020.

Mr. Billings joined Wynn Resorts as Chief Financial Officer in March 2017, also served as the President of the company, and most recently has served as the CEO of Wynn Interactive. Mr. Billings has been a board member of Wynn Macau Limited since August 2018. Mr. Billings has a history of leadership and innovation in the gaming industry, both domestically and internationally. He has held executive and board positions at Goldman Sachs, where he covered the industry globally, Aristocrat Leisure Limited, NYX Gaming Group, and International Game Technology.

Prior to joining Wynn Resorts, Mr. Billings honed a global perspective with senior executive positions in both Australia and the United Kingdom during his time as Chief Digital Officer and Managing Director of Strategy and Business Development at Aristocrat Leisure. He is also the Lead Independent Director and Audit Committee Chair for Applovin Corporation (NASDAQ: APP).