Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment (MGE) has appointed Raymond Lin as its new Chief Legal Officer to develop the gaming and entertainment brand’s legal and compliance strategy.
Reporting directly to MGE President and CEO Ray Pineault, Lin’s role will include ‘planning and implementing the broad legal aspects of creating a strong business that holds itself to a higher standard of accountability for financial discipline, disclosure, legal compliance, planning, and strategic direction’.
Lin will provide advice to executive management on legal matters in commercial transactions, regulatory issues, international and domestic policy-making decisions, and formulating business, operational and legal strategies.
The brand’s legal, compliance, and risk management teams will be led by Lin to ensure that current, future and strategic matters support the best interest of MGE and the Mohegan Tribe.
Commenting on Lin’s appointment, Pineault said: “We are pleased to welcome Ray Lin to our executive leadership team to ensure maximum protection of our legal rights and obligations across all of our properties.
“With more than 25 years of experience in the legal field representing both gaming and non-gaming transactions, Ray’s leadership and expertise will contribute to MGE’s continued growth and success.”
Lin previously served as a Partner at Latham & Watkins LLP, a private equity practice group that represents gambling industry clients including lenders, developers, owners, and operators of gaming properties.