Gary Fritz Appointed President of MGM Interactive

Gary Fritz has been appointed president of MGM Resorts Interactive, overseeing the operator’s diversification strategy by expanding MGM digital platforms.

Gary Fritz Appointed President of MGM Interactive

MGM Resorts International announced the appointment of Gary Fritz as president of MGM Resorts Interactive. Fritz will oversee and advance MGM Resorts’ diversification strategy by expanding the company’s digital platforms organically and through acquisitions. This includes driving growth and innovation through the company’s sports betting and iGaming platform, BetMGM.

“Enhancing and growing our digital businesses are MGM Resorts’ top priorities, and Gary is uniquely positioned to help us build on successes and seize new opportunities,” said Bill Hornbuckle, CEO & president of MGM Resorts International. “Gary will play a vital role in MGM Resorts’ diversification strategy and drive our investment in digital innovations.”

Serving previously as head of gaming for IAC, Fritz recently led MGM Resorts’ successful acquisition of LeoVegas, a leading online global-gaming company with access to several jurisdictions around the world. In his new role, Fritz will be responsible for the company’s growth strategies in digital gaming, including both organic growth and potential M&A activities. He will also be a member of MGM’s Executive Committee and will become a member of the Board of Directors for BetMGM and chairman of the board of LeoVegas.

“MGM is the global leader in premium gaming and entertainment, and I look forward to continuing to drive our strategy around global expansion and digital growth and innovation,” Fritz said.

Previously, Fritz led global strategy and expansion plans for multinational companies, including IAC, TripAdvisor and Expedia. He began his career at McKinsey & Company.