Studio City International Holdings Limited has appointed Kevin Benning as senior vice president, general manager of real estate. In his new role, Benning will be responsible for the activities of Studio City. According to the published statement, the appointment entered into force on December 10, 2020.
Studio City and Melco Resorts are exchanging managers. Benning previously served as COO of Melco Resorts and Entertainment (Philippines) Corporation and was responsible for the operations of City of Dreams Manila. Replaced Geoffry Andres, who will become the president of the property of MRP. Incidentally, this is the same position Andres held from 2015 to 2018 before he came to Studio City.
Changes in management saw the light of day for the first time in April, when Studio City stated: "Mr. Benning's appointment will take effect after the lifting of the travel restrictions in Macau and the Philippines currently in force as a result of COVID-19, such as that Mr. Andres and Mr. Benning can travel to the Philippines and Macau respectively. “Until now, Andres was the president of the real estate in Studio City.
Inside Asian Gaming announced that Melco Resorts made changes to its executive team last year. Evan Winkler became president companies, David Sisk took over as COO of Macau and Andy Choy was appointed COO of International.