Melco Crown’s latest leadership appointments represent a “significant change” in its operational organizational structure, said Bernstein in a note on Monday.
Jarlath Lynch is the senior vice president, Hotels and Food & Beverage of Melco Crown Entertainment,
Mr. Lynch has been appointed to the newly created role in January 2017, reporting directly to Mr. Ho.
Mr. Lynch serves as a member of the executive committee of MCE. This position was created to emphasize the growing importance of MCE’s non-gaming propositions and MCE’s pursuit of excellence in both its hotel and F&B offering.
MCE currently enjoys numerous Forbes Five-Star hotel rankings and offers the most Michelin-starred dining establishments among all casino operators in all of Macau and Greater China.
Mr. Lynch has been a part of the Melco Crown Entertainment team having previously served as SVP, Hotels and Food & Beverage at MCE’s City of Dreams, Manila subsidiary. Prior to joining MCE, he was the founder and owner of luxury boutique villas in Indonesia.
He has also served as regional Vice President for Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts and held various positions with Hyatt International.