11 May 2023


Jyoti Chopra joins exclusive group of world’s top CHROs, luminaries and academics

LAS VEGAS (May 12, 2023) –MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) ("MGM Resorts" or the "Company") is pleased to share that Jyoti Chopra will be joining the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) Executive Council effective May 11, 2023.

SHRM is the world’s largest professional society dedicated to human resources management, with nearly 325,000 members in 165 countries. The Executive Council, which is made up of the world’s top CHROs, luminaries and academics—guides cutting-edge research, drives meaningful membership initiatives and provides insights on emerging business strategies. It explores the most pressing issues facing the workplace and societies of tomorrow, providing the SHRM Executive Network with collective guidance on emerging strategies that impact business performance.


"The labor force and workplace management landscape is rapidly evolving, and ESG issues are increasingly recognized as being part of the equation," said Jyoti Chopra. "SHRM is at the forefront of research and analysis in the field, and I am both honored and humbled to join the impressive team of leaders who comprise the organization’s Executive Council."

Chopra serves as Chief People, Inclusion and Sustainability Officer, responsible for leading Human Resources and Social Impact and Sustainability. She oversees environmental, social and governance (ESG) reporting, directs enterprise-wide human and social capital initiatives and serves as liaison to the Board of Directors’ corporate social responsibility committee. She oversees the MGM Resorts Foundation and community relations.

"At a time when the conversation around sustainability has been more prevalent than ever, I can’t think of an individual more fitting to join the SHRM Executive Council than Jyoti," said Johnny C. Taylor Jr., SHRM-SCP, President and CEO, SHRM. "Her guidance and expertise are highly valued as HR executives work to navigate today’s pressing issues."

The SHRM Executive Council also includes:

  • Marissa Andrada, former Chief Diversity, Inclusion and People Officer, Chipotle Mexican Grill
  • Peter Cappelli, George W. Taylor Professor of Management, and Director, Center for Human Resources at Wharton School
  • Michael Fraccaro, Chief People Officer at Mastercard
  • Katy Fink, VP, Chief Human Resources Officer at Stryker
  • Diane Gherson, former Chief Human Resources Officer at IBM and senior lecturer at Harvard Business School
  • Beth Grous, Chief People Officer at Trip Advisor
  • Kathleen Hogan, EVP, Chief People Officer at Microsoft
  • Ed Hodge, EVP, Chief Human Resources Officer at Trinity Health
  • Eric Severson, EVP, Chief People & Belonging Officer at Neiman Marcus Group
  • Lars N. Minns, Chief Human Resources Officer, Mercedes-Benz North America

To learn more about the Executive Council, go to: https://www.shrm.org/executive/council/





About SHRM

SHRM creates better workplaces where employers and employees thrive together. As the voice of all things work, workers and the workplace, SHRM is the foremost expert, convener and thought leader on issues impacting today’s evolving workplaces. With nearly 325,000 members in 165 countries, SHRM impacts the lives of more than 235 million workers and families globally. Learn more at?SHRM.org. ? 


About MGM Resorts International 

MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) is an S&P 500® global entertainment company with national and international locations featuring best-in-class hotels and casinos, state-of-the-art meetings and conference spaces, incredible live and theatrical entertainment experiences, and an extensive array of restaurant, nightlife and retail offerings. MGM Resorts creates immersive, iconic experiences through its suite of Las Vegas-inspired brands. The MGM Resorts portfolio encompasses 31 unique hotel and gaming destinations globally, including some of the most recognizable resort brands in the industry. The Company’s 50/50 venture, BetMGM, LLC, offers U.S. sports betting and online gaming through market-leading brands, including BetMGM and partypoker, and the Company’s subsidiary LeoVegas AB offers sports betting and online gaming through market-leading brands in several jurisdictions throughout Europe. The Company is currently pursuing targeted expansion in Asia through the integrated resort opportunity in Japan. Through its "Focused on What Matters: Embracing Humanity and Protecting the Planet" philosophy, MGM Resorts commits to creating a more sustainable future, while striving to make a bigger difference in the lives of its employees, guests, and in the communities where it operates. The global employees of MGM Resorts are proud of their company for being recognized as one of FORTUNE® Magazine’s World’s Most Admired Companies®. For more information, please visit us at www.mgmresorts.com. Please also connect with us @MGMResortsIntl on Twitter as well as Facebook and Instagram




Andrea Bruce

Social Impact & Sustainability Communications Manager



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