MGM Mirage announced today that Gen. Alexander M. Haig, Jr. has resigned from the company’s board of directors. Gen. Haig has served as a director and consultant for the company since May 1990.
“We are tremendously honored that Gen. Haig has played a key role in the direction of our company for the past 19 years,” said MGM Mirage chairman and chief executive officer James J. Murren. “His knowledge and expertise have been instrumental in the success and development of MGM Mirage, and we are deeply indebted to him for his contributions to our company.”
Gen. Haig is chairman of Worldwide Associates, Inc., an international business advisory firm, and formerly served as the host of “World Business Review.” a TV show that aired worldwide on CNBC TV.
Gen. Haig formerly held positions as vice chief of staff of the US Army (1973), White House chief of staff under Presidents Nixon and Ford (1973-74), Supreme Allied Commander of NATO Forces (1974-79), and the 59th Secretary of State under President Reagan (1981-82). He was a candidate for the Republican nomination of President of the US during 1986-1988.
Gen. Haig is also a former director of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc., America Online, Inc. and Interneuron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.