SKYCITY strengthens Asian expertise with new management

Australasian casino and hotel operator SKYCITY Ltd has beefed up its management team with two new appointments for Asian sales and in property management.

John Chong, most recently the president international marketing for the Star Entertainment Group in Hong Kong, joins SKYCITY in January 2019 in the newly created role of president Asian sales and commercial strategy. He has previously worked in Asia for Melco Crown, Caesars, Sands China and NagaCorp.

Peter Alexander is taking up the new position of chief property officer from March 2019 and will be reporting directly to the CEO.

He has been the CEO of New Zealand-listed property company Stride Property Group, and joins SKYCITY from investment management firm HRL Morrison & Co where he was involved in private equity investment in real estate. He has previously led commercial property investment and development activities for Auckland International Airport.