29 Jan '11, 3am

Marina Bay Sands CEO quits

SINGAPORE - Marina Bay Sands (MBS) chief executive officer Thomas Arasi has quit his job to "take a breather" and spend more time with his family. Mr Arasi, who is in his early 50s, will resign with effect from Tuesday - some 18 months after he took up the role. In an internal memo seen by MediaCorp, Mr Arasi said: "At this point, I have decided to pause, take a breather and spend more time with my daughter and other family." He added: "Therefore, I will be resigning my position effective Feb 1, 2011. I will undertake my regular duties on site through Feb 18." An MBS spokesperson confirmed Mr Arasi's departure when contacted by MediaCorp. Quoting an unnamed person "with direct knowledge of the situation", Dow Jones Newswires reported that Mr Arasi had faced "a lot of pressure" with MBS' opening in April last year and from the Singapore Casino Regulatory Authority. The sour...

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