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MGM to tap into Asian American community For its Diversity Initiative in Las Vegas

Thursday, October 7th, 2010

(Asian Journal) Asian-Americans in Las Vegas will continue to be a focal point in the diversity initiatives of MGM Resorts International, one of the biggest employers in the city.

The community will be a major resource for MGM’s recruitment efforts and vendor supplier relationships, the chairman of the company’s diversity and community affairs committee said.

“When you look at (our) relationships in Nevada and nationally, the Asian community is very much a part of our global strategy,” Alexis Herman said.

She noted that MGM has a large Asian global customer base. “So for us to make sure that we strengthen internally our Asian American base so we can be very effective,” she told Asian Journal at the sidelines of MGM’s annual diversity report last Oct 1.

Already, the company’s several properties employ close to 10,000 Asian Americans in Las Vegas , MGM’s president and chief executive officer Jim Murren noted in an earlier forum.

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