MGM MIRAGE (NYSE: MGG) today
announced the election of Alexis M. Herman, the former United States Secretary
of Labor, to its Board of Directors.
“We are delighted that Alexis Herman has joined our Board. She brings
great strength, commitment and her proven experience to our company,” said
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Terry Lanni.
Ms. Herman served as the 23rd United States Secretary of Labor in the
Clinton Administration beginning in 1997. Prior to that, she served for four
years as Assistant to the President and Director of the White House Public
Liaison Office. Other positions included serving as Deputy Director of the
Presidential Transition Office in 1992 and Chief Executive Officer of the 1992
Democratic National Convention Committee.
In the 1980s, Ms. Herman was a successful entrepreneur as founder and
president of A.M. Herman & Associates and established her credentials as a
labor expert. She joined the Carter Administration at the age of 29 as the
youngest Director of the Women`s Bureau in the history of the Labor
Ms. Herman also serves on the Board of Directors of Columbia, Ind.-based
Cummins Inc. and the Nyack, N.Y.-based Presidential Life Insurance
Corporation. She is also a member of the Advisory Committee for Public Issues
for the Advertising Council.
She received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology in 1969 from Xavier
University in New Orleans, LA and is a recipient of more than a dozen honorary
degrees from major colleges and universities around the country.