Skycity Appoints Group Gm For Australian Operation
23 APRIL 2004
Skycity Entertainment Group Appoints
Group Gm For Australian Operations
SKYCITY Entertainment Group today announced the appointment of Michael Silberling as the Group General Manager of its Australian operations.
Reporting to Evan Davies, Managing Director of the SKYCITY Group, Michael Silberling will be responsible for the integration of the recently acquired Darwin operation and provide a continued focus on improving performance at SKYCITY Adelaide.
“Michael’s appointment underscores our ongoing commitment to grow our existing business interests in Australia,” says Mr Davies.
“With significant experience in an international gaming operation, Michael is well positioned to provide senior leadership of our expanding Australian operations.”
Michael Silberling has over 10 years experience within the gaming industry, working with Harrah’s Entertainment Inc in the United States. He was also an integral member of the team that established the SKYCITY business in New Zealand. His most recent position was as Senior Vice-President and General Manager for Harrah’s operation in Reno.
“I’m delighted to have the opportunity, in conjunction with the Group’s executive team, to consolidate and further grow the strength of our Australian business,” says Mr Silberling.
The move follows the appointment of prominent Australian businessman Rod McGeoch as Chairman of SKYCITY Entertainment Group on April 1st.