Mohegan Bolsters Corporate Executive Team

Joffre Wells mohegan

Joffre Wells joins Mohegan as the new VP of Capital Markets, Investor
Relations and Corporate Treasurer; Kelly Leung is promoted to Sr. VP of
International Marketing; Kelly Sullivan is promoted VP of People
Operations

UNCASVILLE, CT – December 27, 2023 – Mohegan [1], world-renowned
entertainment and gaming brand, is excited to announce that Joffre Wells
joins its Executive team as VP of Capital Markets, Investor Relations
and Corporate Treasurer. Kelly Leung and Kelly Sullivan, whose time with
Mohegan stretches 10+ years, have also been promoted to the Mohegan
Leadership Team.

“We’re so thrilled to have Joffre Wells join our team as his
leadership and financial expertise are a perfect fit for our
organization, especially as we continue to grow as a premier operator of
integrated entertainment resorts,” said Ray Pineault, President & CEO
of Mohegan. “Kelly Sullivan and Kelly Leung are also exemplary team
members at Mohegan and their respective promotions are well deserved.
Our leadership at Mohegan is as strong as ever as we head into 2024
where we’ll meet new challenges and evolve our brand further.”

As VP of Capital Markets, Investor Relations and Corporate Treasurer,
Joffre will help steer Mohegan’s capital planning utilizing his
expertise in fixed income, interest rate management and foreign exchange
hedging, while further strengthening our investor and banking
relationships. The role also allows Joffre to use his knowledge to
support strategic projects in accounting, financial planning and
analysis and Team Member development.  

Prior to joining Mohegan, Joffre was a Global Macro Trader for
Brandywine Global in Philadelphia, PA. Earlier in his career, he also
served as Global Rates Trader – Vice President, for BlackRock out of
New York, NY. Joffre holds an MBA in Management Information Systems and
an MS in Finance from Drexel University, in addition to a BBA in Finance
from Temple University.  

Kelly Leung, who now takes on an elevated role for Mohegan as Senior
Vice President of International Marketing, has long been a crucial part
of the Asian Marketing efforts at Mohegan Sun in Connecticut, which is
the flagship property for Mohegan. As Sr. VP of International Marketing,
Kelly Leung will remain involved in those key marketing initiatives at
Mohegan Sun, while expanding his responsibilities and expertise to
Mohegan’s international portfolio which includes Fallsview Casino
Resort and Casino Niagara in Niagara Falls, Ontario and now Mohegan
INSPIRE Entertainment Resort in Incheon, South Korea. Kelly has more
than 27 years of experience in the entertainment & gaming industry,
beginning his career as an Executive Host with Foxwoods before serving
as an Executive Director at Caesars and Harrah’s properties Las Vegas.
Kelly began his career at Mohegan Sun in 2006 as VP of Player
Development of Asian Marketing.

Kelly Leung was born and raised in Hong Kong and prides himself on
helping to create memorable experiences for guests.

Kelly Sullivan also has been a part of the Mohegan family since 2013,
first serving as Director of Career and Leadership Development for the
Mohegan Tribe where she helped implement programs that support KPIs (key
performance indicators) and ensured alignment of offered programs in
accordance with strategic business goals for all Mohegan entities. Kelly
was hired by Mohegan in 2016 where she took on the title of Director of
Global Human Resources and Development. In this position, Kelly
sharpened her corporate HR skills and gained valuable experience in
overseeing large scale business strategy and operational planning for
affiliated sectors both locally and internationally. Kelly was promoted
to Director of Global People Operations for Mohegan in 2019, and it was
at this time where she also took on an international assignment for
Mohegan in spearheading the development and execution of a comprehensive
HR strategy for Mohegan INSPIRE while living in South Korea.

In her role as VP of People Operations, Kelly Sullivan will oversee and
lead the Corporate People Operations team for all recruiting, hiring,
onboarding, engagement, performance management and other high level
internal business operations for Mohegan.

Corporate People Operations is the newer departmental name previously
known as Corporate Human Resources for Mohegan.  

These announcements occur at an exciting time for Mohegan as in late
November, the brand grew its international expansion with the
soft-opening of its eighth property, Mohegan INSPIRE Entertainment
Resort [2], located in Incheon, South Korea.  Mohegan INSPIRE is an
all-in-one entertainment destination for all generations with
state-of-the-art attractions. The current phase encompasses three hotel
towers with 1,275 rooms, Korea’s first multi-purpose arena [3] which
just held the Melon Music Awards (MMA 2023), MICE facilities, signature
restaurants and Aurora, a cutting-edge digital entertainment street and
more. A foreigner-only casino and retail offerings are scheduled for an
early 2024 launch, with other facilities to also open within the first
half of 2024.  

For more information on Mohegan, please visit mohegangaming.com [4] for
the latest news on Mohegan Sun, visit newsroom.mohegansun.com/ [5].

ABOUT MOHEGAN
Mohegan is the owner, developer and manager of premier entertainment
resorts in the United States, Canada, and Northern Asia. Mohegan’s
U.S. operations include resorts in Connecticut, Washington,
Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Nevada; Canadian operations are based in
Niagara Falls; and Mohegan Inspire is located in Incheon, South Korea.
The brand’s iGaming division, Mohegan Digital, provides cutting-edge
online gaming solutions to Mohegan’s loyal fan base and meets the
digital needs of customers on a global scale.  Mohegan is owner and
operator of Connecticut Sun, a professional basketball team in the WNBA.
For more information on Mohegan and its properties, please visit
mohegangaming.com [6].

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