MGM MIRAGE Announces New Executive Appointments

22nd Oct 2002

In moves intended to
strengthen the development team at MGM MIRAGE (NYSE: MGG), several new
executive appointments were announced today and will become effective
December 1.

Scott Snow will become Executive Vice President of MGM MIRAGE Development.
He currently serves as President and Chief Operating Officer of MGM Grand
Detroit Casino.

In his new role, Mr. Snow`s responsibilities will include overseeing
development and construction of a permanent casino-hotel facility in Detroit
in addition to seeking new opportunities for the Company in the U.S. and
abroad.  He will be based in Las Vegas and will report to Ken Rosevear,
President of MGM MIRAGE Development.  Mr. Snow joined the Company in 1997 as
Vice President of Finance and Treasurer for New York-New York Hotel and
Casino.  He joined the gaming industry in 1989 with Aztar Corporation and was
previously a Senior Auditor with Coopers & Lybrand.  Mr. Snow holds a Bachelor
of Science degree from Southern Utah University and is a Certified Public

“We have made the implementation of our strategic growth plan a top
priority for our company,” said John Redmond, President and Chief Executive
Officer of MGM Grand Resorts.  “We are fortunate to have a management team
rich in talent and ability.”

George Boyer has been named the new President and Chief Operating Officer
for MGM Grand Detroit.  Mr. Boyer currently serves as President and Chief
Operating Officer of the Primm Valley Resorts, a position to which he was
named in 2000.


Mr. Boyer joined the MGM Grand Las Vegas in 1995 and was promoted to
Senior Vice President of National Marketing in 1998.  In 1999 he was promoted
to Senior Vice President of Slot Operations and the Race and Sports Book.  His
experience in the gaming industry began at Caesars World in Atlantic City in
1986.  Prior to joining the industry, Mr. Boyer held audit positions with the
Philadelphia Stock Exchange and the United States General Accounting Office.
He holds a Masters in Business Administration and Bachelor of Science degrees
from Wagner College of New York and is a Certified Public Accountant.
Renee West has been named President and Chief Operating Officer for Primm
Valley Resorts.  Ms. West currently serves as Vice President of Human
Resources for Primm Valley Resorts, a position she has held since 2000.
Prior to joining the Company, Ms. West held senior training and employee
development roles at both Caesars Palace and Station Casinos.  She also served
as Vice President of Product and Service Delivery for Rapport Leadership
International and provided strategic planning and organizational development
services for MGM Grand Inc., Stations Casinos, Caesars Tahoe, Southwest
Gaming, Phelps Dodge Mining, Andronico`s Foods, Beazer Homes, Christopher
Homes, Summerlin Hospital, among others.
“We are confident that these outstanding professionals will successfully
carry on the exceptional legacy of quality management and performance that our
customers, employees, business partners and shareholders expect from our
operations,” Mr. Redmond added.



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