Company: Las Vegas Sands
Family Name: Goldstein
Given Name: Robert
Role: President & Chief Operating Officer
Profile: Goldstein joined Las Vegas Sands in 1995 and worked his way up the executive ranks until attaining his current positions in 2015. He has considerable experience in the gaming operations dimension of Sands’ business. The project with which he is most associated is The Venetian in Las Vegas.
From last November, when Osaka won its bid to host the 2025 World Expo, until August of this year, when Yokohama announced that it was entering the race, Osaka Yumeshima was looking like it would become host to the grandest and most successful IR in Japan.
Las Vegas Sands executives told an earnings conference call that they are focusing attention on their Yokohama bid, which they envision will involve an investment of US$10-12 billion.
Las Vegas Sands President and Chief Operations Officer Robert Goldstein said he believes Osaka to be the only city in Japan suitable for a large-scale IR with “millions” of square feet of convention space, and thousands of hotel rooms.
In an earnings conference call on Wednesday, Las Vegas Sands President and Chief Operating Officer Robert Goldstein spoke enthusiastically about his companies prospects and plans in Japan.
A team of Las Vegas Sands senior executives led by President and COO Robert Goldstein became the first IR operators to hold a meeting with Osaka Governor Ichiro Matsui and Osaka Mayor Hirofumi Yoshimura since Osaka won its bid to host the 2025 World Expo.