The Star appoints chief operating officer of gaming

    The Star Sydney has appointed Damian Quayle as chief operating officer (COO) of gaming, overseeing the strategic direction of gaming.

    Mr Quayle commenced this role in early July. He will lead The Star’s table games, gaming machines and gaming product and strategy teams, to deliver sustained growth for Sydney’s world-class casino.

    Starting with The Star in 2011, Mr Quayle possesses over 20 years of hospitality and gaming experience, with a comprehensive understanding of VIP and mass gaming markets across Asia and Australia. The role of COO of gaming sees Mr Quayle promoted from his preceding role as general manager of table games, where he led a high performance team and implemented new operational efficiencies, to build the property’s dynamic gaming operation.

    Greg Hawkins, managing director of The Star Sydney commented on the appointment.

    “Mr Quayle’s appointment to the role of COO of Gaming further highlights The Star’s commitment to delivering the very best gaming experience at Sydney’s only integrated resort. In this position Mr Quayle will strategically lead the team to further enhance this exceptional gaming destination, lifting its reputation within local, national and international markets.

    “As a gaming industry expert, I’m confident Mr Quayle’s appointment to this pivotal role will increase the profitability of our gaming division and deliver more value for our shareholders,” said Mr Hawkins.

    Damian Quayle, COO of gaming commented on his new appointment said:

    “I am delighted to be appointed to the role of COO of Gaming at The Star Sydney. At The Star, we have one mission – to thrill our guests; and to support this mission we are currently preparing to launch exciting new gaming facilities and recently announced our largest cash give-away in the past decade, with up to $8 million on offer.

    “The Star truly is the ultimate place to play, with a world-class casino, luxury accommodation, renowned chefs and restaurants and so much more, all on the edge of Sydney Harbour. I look forward to further developing gaming operations at The Star and cementing the property’s already strong position as a global leader of entertainment,” concluded Mr Quayle.

    Prior to joining The Star, Mr Quayle gained extensive gaming experience as director of gaming administration at City of Dreams Macau (Melco-Crown) and as table games operations manager at Wynn Macau.