Kerzner names new president and CEO
As the outgoing CEO of Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts, Mr. Pérès has overseen the daily operations of the 16,000-staff hotel management company for 17 years. His role was instrumental in driving the global expansion of the company into Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia.
Mr. Pérès possesses an international work experience that spans more than 30 years in the upscale hospitality and luxury retail industries, with deep knowledge of the Middle East and Asia.
Prior to joining Mövenpick, he spent 11 years with Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts, following his tenure with engineering firm Matra/Lagardere Group, now known as EADS, where he led strategic partnerships in the United States and the Middle East.
Mr. Pérès holds a Master in Business Administration from the prestigious ESSEC Business School in Paris.
He serves on the Boards of Directors of several corporations and has been an active member of the World Travel and Tourism Council.
Mr. Pérès’ official start date with Kerzner will be announced in due course.