Board of Directors

Robert G. Goldstein, Chairman of the Board


Rob Goldstein is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Las Vegas Sands (LVS), assuming that role in January 2021 after serving in a variety of leadership positions since joining the company in 1995.

As CEO, he provides strategic direction to the company’s global properties, guides the pursuit of new development opportunities and oversees the company’s efforts to continually maximize value for its shareholders. He also is focused on driving LVS’ industry-leading approach to compliance, furthering the company’s efforts to be a good community partner and ensuring LVS remains widely recognized as a best-in-class employer.

Prior to this leadership role, Mr. Goldstein was LVS’ president and chief operating officer (COO), as well as president of global gaming operations, where he was responsible for every facet of the company’s industry-leading gaming operations in Asia and the United States. As the president of global gaming, Mr. Goldstein set the direction for the company’s gaming business from the hiring of key personnel to the development and execution of strategic initiatives. His leadership helped LVS achieve a significant number of industry records for financial performance and also positioned the company as leader in the important area of regulatory compliance.

One of the most respected and knowledgeable hospitality and gaming executives in the industry today, Mr. Goldstein joined LVS during the planning phases of The Venetian in Las Vegas, the company’s first Integrated Resort. By attracting leading retailers, restaurateurs and important leisure attractions, he helped shape the identity of the property and set the stage for its long-lasting success. From 1999 to 2010, Mr. Goldstein served as president and COO of The Venetian, as well as The Palazzo Las Vegas, a 3,000-all-suite hotel which is connected to The Venetian and opened in 2008.

Mr. Goldstein graduated from the University of Pittsburgh and received his law degree from the Temple University School of Law. He and his wife, Sheryl, reside in Las Vegas and are active in the local community. Mr. Goldstein serves on the Board of Directors of Opportunity Village, The Adelson Drug Rehabilitation Clinic and the Emeril Lagasse Foundation. The couple has two adult children, Scott and Courtney.

Patrick Dumont, President and Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Dumont was named President and Chief Operating Officer of Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) in January 2021. Mr. Dumont is also a member of the Las Vegas Sands Board of Directors.

With more than 20 years of experience in finance, corporate strategy and management, he has a proven track record in designing and executing financial and business strategies that drive capital return and maximize company performance.

Prior to his position as president and chief operating officer, Mr. Dumont was named LVS chief financial officer (CFO) in March 2016 after serving in a variety of senior strategy, operating and finance positions since joining LVS in June 2010. As CFO, he was responsible for maintaining the industry’s strongest balance sheet, preserving the company’s financial flexibility to pursue development opportunities, continuing LVS’ strong dedication to returning excess capital to shareholders and fulfilling the company’s commitment to leading the industry in financial controls.

During his tenure at LVS, Mr. Dumont has been instrumental in successfully orchestrating key financial and business initiatives, including advising on capital return strategies, orchestrating a share repurchase program, enhancing the investor relations function and negotiating strategic financial deals to maximize capital returns.

Before joining LVS, Mr. Dumont worked in investment banking at Miller Buckfire & Co. and Bear Stearns & Co. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Johns Hopkins University and a Master of Business Administration from Columbia Business School.

Irwin Chafetz, Director

Mr. Chafetz has been a Director of the Company since February 2005. He was a director of Las Vegas Sands, Inc. from February until July 2005. Mr. Chafetz is a manager of The Interface Group, LLC, a Massachusetts limited liability company that controls Interface Group-Massachusetts, LLC. Mr. Chafetz has been associated with Interface Group-Massachusetts, LLC and its predecessors since 1972. From 1989 to 1995, Mr. Chafetz was a vice president and director of Interface Group-Nevada, Inc., which owned and operated trade shows, including COMDEX, and also owned and operated The Sands Expo and Convention Center. From 1989 to 1995, Mr. Chafetz was also vice president and a director of Las Vegas Sands, Inc. Mr. Chafetz has served on the boards of many charitable and civic organizations and is a former member of the dean’s advisory council at Boston University School of Management.

Micheline Chau, Director

Ms. Chau has been a Director of the Company since October 2014. She served as the president, chief operating officer and executive director of Lucasfilm Ltd., a film and entertainment company, from 2003 to 2012 and as its chief financial officer from 1991 to 2003. Before that, Ms. Chau held other executive-level positions in various industries, including retail, restaurant, venture capital and financial services. She currently serves on the board of Dolby Laboratories, Inc., an audio, imaging and communications company, since February 2013, and was a member of the board of Red Hat, Inc., a provider of open-source software solutions, from November 2008 to August 2012.

Charles D. Forman, Director

Mr. Forman has been a Director of the Company since August 2004. He has been a director of Las Vegas Sands, LLC (or its predecessor, Las Vegas Sands, Inc.) since March 2004. In addition, he has served as a member of the board of the Company’s subsidiary, Sands China Ltd., since May 2014. Mr. Forman served as chairman and chief executive officer of Centric Events Group, LLC, a trade show and conference business from April 2002 until his retirement upon the sale of the business in 2007. From 2000 to 2002, he served as a director of a private company and participated in various private equity investments. During 2000, he was executive vice president of international operations of Key3Media, Inc. From 1998 to 2000, he was chief legal officer of ZD Events Inc., a tradeshow business that included COMDEX. From 1995 to 1998, Mr. Forman was executive vice president, chief financial and legal officer of Softbank Comdex Inc. From 1989 to 1995, Mr. Forman was vice president and general counsel of Interface Group Nevada, Inc., a tradeshow and convention business that owned and operated COMDEX. Mr. Forman was in private law practice from 1972 to 1988. Mr. Forman is a member of the board of trustees of The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

Nora M. Jordan, Director

Ms. Jordan has been a Director of the Company since January 2021. Ms. Jordan currently is Senior Counsel at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, an international law firm. From 1995 through 2020, Ms. Jordan was a Partner at Davis Polk and headed its Investment Management Group from 2000 to 2020. Ms. Jordan was initially recommended as a director nominee by a non-management director. Ms. Jordan serves as a director of Allspring Global Investments, a director and chair of the nominating committee of the American Skin Association and is a member of the advisory board of the Duke University Global Financial Markets Center.

Lewis Kramer, Director

Mr. Kramer has been a Director of the Company since April 2017. Mr. Kramer was a partner at Ernst & Young LLP from 1981 until he retired in June 2009 after a nearly 40-year career at Ernst & Young LLP. At the time of his retirement, Mr. Kramer served as the global client service partner for worldwide external audit and all other services for major clients, and served on the firm’s United States executive board. He previously served as Ernst & Young LLP’s national director of audit services. Mr. Kramer has served on the board of L3 Harris Technologies, Inc., (and predecessor companies), since 2009.

David F. Levi, Director

Mr. Levi has been a Director of the Company since January 2015. Mr. Levi is the Levi Family Professor of Law and Judicial Studies and Director of the Bolch Judicial Institute of Duke University School of Law. He was previously Dean of the Duke University School of Law from 2007 to 2018. He served as the chief United States district judge for the Eastern District of California from May 2003 until June 2007. He took the oath of office as a United States district judge in November 1990. He also served as the presidentially appointed United States attorney for the Eastern District of California from 1986 until November 1990. He was a member of the Attorney General’s advisory committee of U.S. attorneys and served as chair of the public corruption sub-committee. Prior to his appointment as United States attorney, he served as an assistant United States attorney for the Eastern District of California. In 2004, he was elected to the Council of the American Law Institute and is currently the president of that organization. He is an elected fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and his term as a member of the board of the National Parks Conservation Association expired on April 1, 2020. He served as chair of two judicial conference committees by appointment of the chief justice. He was named chair of the civil rules advisory committee in 2000 and chair of the standing committee on the Rules of Practice and Procedure in 2003, where he served in that capacity until 2007.