Jim Murren, Chairman and CEO of MGM Resorts International, Joins The Corporate Responsibility Officers Association as Executive

Jim Murren, Chairman and CEO of MGM Resorts International, Joins The Corporate
  Responsibility Officers Association as Executive Chairman of the Board of
                                   Trustees

PR Newswire

PHILADEPHIA, Oct. 9, 2013

PHILADEPHIA, Oct.9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --The Corporate Responsibility
Officers Association (CROA) announced today that Jim Murren, Chairman and CEO
of MGM Resorts International, will join the CROA as the Executive Chairman of
the Board of Trustees.

"I have been involved with CROA for a number of years, during which it has
matured into a true professional society for CR practitioners, senior
executives and c-suite officers," said Elliot Clark, CROA Treasurer and
Chairman and CEO, SharedXpertise. "Jim is a natural choice to lead our board,
particularly on the heels of his recent recognition by CR Magazine as CEO of
the Year. He will be instrumental as we reach out to responsible c-suite
officers."

An integral part of the CROA, The Board of Trustees is the governing body of
the CROA whose primary objectives are to promote the practice and profession
of corporate responsibility as a driver of business and social value. The
Board of Trustees helps set the overall direction of the Advisory Board and
the Association, ensuring that both act on their mission to provide value to
members and society.

Additional CROA Board of Trustees members include:

  oVice Chair Pete Sherrard, Sustainability Data Manager, Duke Energy Corp.
  oTreasurer Elliot Clark, Chairman & CEO, SharedXpertise
  oSecretary Niki Kelley, Manager - CSR Program Office, Campbell Soup Company
  oExecutive Director Allie Williams, Vice President of Membership,
    SharedXpertise
  oExecutive Committee Member Richard Crespin, Senior Fellow, US Chamber of
    Commerce Foundation

"I'm delighted to join a team of leading CR practitioners, senior executives
and c-suite, who are also passionate about improving the role of business in
society," said Jim Murren, Chairman and CEO of MGM Resorts International.
"CROA is an extremely important organization with a mission that is
significant to professionals who value corporate responsibility and
sustainability."

About the Corporate Responsibility Officers Association (CROA)
The CROA and its members transform ideas into action, advancing corporate
responsibility (CR), the profession, and their careers. As the single largest
independent CR professional society, CROA supports the concept that to excel,
organizations need to embrace all CR disciplines: sustainability, governance,
social responsibility, and philanthropy. Our mission is to promote the
practice and profession of corporate responsibility in service of good
business.

About MGM Resorts International
MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) is one of the world's leading global
hospitality companies, operating a portfolio of destination resort brands
including Bellagio, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay and The Mirage. The Company also
owns 51% of MGM China Holdings Limited, which owns the MGM Macau resort and
casino and is in the process of developing a gaming resort in Cotai, and 50%
of CityCenter in Las Vegas, which features ARIA Resort & Casino. For more
information about MGM Resorts International, visit the Company's website at
www.mgmresorts.com.

SOURCE Corporate Responsibility Officers Association (CROA)

Website: http://www.croassociation.org
Contact: Beatrice Broderick, 212-279-3115 ext. 214, bbroderick@prosek.com
 
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