Fontainebleau Las Vegas, the newly opened 67-story luxury resort and casino, has announced that Maurice Wooden will be leading the establishment as the new president. With a 36-year track record in the luxury hospitality industry, Wooden’s appointment has been lauded by Fontainebleau Development’s chairman and CEO, Jeffrey Soffer. Soffer highlighted Wooden’s proven skills and dedication to evolving the luxury hospitality experience on the Las Vegas Strip, instilling confidence in the brand’s growth and development.
Wooden expressed his excitement and honor in joining Fontainebleau, emphasizing his alignment with the brand’s rich history and cultural values. His previous roles at Wynn Las Vegas and Golden Nugget, among others, have provided him with the experience and expertise necessary to lead Fontainebleau Las Vegas.
The resort, featuring 3,644 luxury hotel rooms and suites, 550,000 square feet of customizable convention and meeting space, and 150,000 square feet dedicated to gaming, offers a world-class dining experience, shopping, pools, and vibrant nightlife. Wooden’s appointment comes after a series of executive resignations at the company, with Fontainebleau aiming to continue growing and refining its Las Vegas property under his leadership.
Wooden’s experience in the gaming and hospitality industries, along with his proven leadership skills, positions him as an excellent steward of the Fontainebleau brand. His vision for the resort is to set it apart from other offerings on the Strip, further establishing its unique cultural significance in the Las Vegas community. The new appointment is expected to bolster the brand’s presence in the industry, with plans to further develop and refine the resort’s offerings in the future.