SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): November 20, 2012
Morgans Hotel Group Co.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other Jurisdiction of
475 Tenth Avenue
New York, NY
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (212) 277-4100
(Former name or former address if changed since last report.)
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Item 5.02(b). Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
Mr. David Hamamoto has tendered his resignation from the Morgans Hotel Group Co.s (the Company) Board of Directors and from his position as Executive Chairman, effective November 20, 2012, to focus on his other business interests and commitments. The Company appreciates Mr. Hamamotos many years of service and tremendous contributions to the Company.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|MORGANS HOTEL GROUP CO.|
|Date: November 21, 2012||By:|
|Chief Financial Officer|