Resorts World Las Vegas confirmed that Scott Sibella the President and CEO had left his position with immediate effect following a violation of company policy.
Resorts World, without mentioning specific incidents or examples of Sibella’s conduct, stated that he had violated the terms and conditions of his employment through his behavior and would leave the firm immediately.
Resorts World Las Vegas announced today (Friday) that Scott Sibella, President and Chief Operation Officer of the company has left immediately. This action was taken after the company learned that Mr. Sibella had violated the company’s policies and terms of employment.
Sibella was the CEO and President since the establishment opened in Las Vegas in 2021. She had also led the growth in the destination over the past two years.
He was an experienced Vegas operator who had spent eight years working at the MGM Grand. However, he was under investigation by the Nevada Gaming Control Board for possibly working with illegal gambling in the state.
According to the Las Vegas Review Journal he was cleared by NCGB. Resorts World did not disclose whether Sibella’s departure has anything to do with this incident or a breach of contract.
Peter LaVoie has replaced Sibella, the former SVP and COO of Resorts World. He was also the CFO of Resorts World.
The statement continued: “Peter LaVoie will serve as President.” Peter’s experience and expertise makes him the best person to lead Resorts World Las Vegas during this transition.
LaVoie has also spent some time at the MGM Grand in the past. He was SVP and CFO for the Las Vegas Strip property, before moving to Resorts World.
LaVoie is a Las Vegas executive with extensive experience and a UNLV grad. She was the Vice President/CFO of the Excalibur/Luxor hotels from 2013 to 2016.