MGM Resorts Ltd. paid Chief Executive Officer Jim Murren 25 percent more in after the Las Vegas-based company beat its earnings. Outside the window of James J. Murren's office in the Bellagio casino on the Las Vegas strip, 7, construction workers were building a. James J Murren has been CEO of MGM Resorts Intl (MGM) for 3 years. Mr. Murren has been with the company for 14 years. The 50 year old. Be the first to know about new stories from Spile bok. He also served as the executive chairman of the board of directors of the Corporate Responsibility Officers Association, a professional society for corporate responsibility practitioners. Murren's leadership has evolved MGM Resorts' separate diversity, philanthropy and sustainability efforts into a cohesive corporate responsibility framework, and has more deeply integrated them into the company's mission, culture and operations. Murren has been chairman and CEO since December He joined the Wall Street firm of Cyrus J. Learn more about WP BrandStudio. A native of Fairfield, Conn.