Luxury hotel company Jumeirah has announced the appointment of Jose Silva as its new CEO.
Silva has more than 35 years’ experience in the hospitality industry, including almost 25 years with Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts. His last role was as regional VP of France, Switzerland, Spain and Portugal, as well as general manager of Hotel George V in Paris.
As CEO of Jumeirah, Silva will be responsible for its international expansion and continuing to elevate the brand and its growing portfolio, building on the company’s success.
Abdulla Al Habbai, chairman of Jumeirah owner Dubai Holding, commented: “Mr Silva has had a distinguished career in hospitality with some of the world’s leading brands. I am confident his passion for designing unique guest experiences and driving innovation in the sector will build on Jumeirah’s strong growth, as we continue to enter new markets and open new hotels both at home and abroad.”