Minor Hotels has announced the appointment of Ramzy Fenianos as vice president development for Europe, Middle East, and Africa.
Ramzy brings over ten years’ extensive experience in hospitality and real estate.
Focusing on business development, strategic planning and asset management in international hospitality branding and business development, his prestigious background includes Bouygues Real Estate Group and Emerige Group in France, as well as Sama Dubai Holding Group and IFA Hotels & Resorts in Dubai.
Prior to joining Minor Hotels, Fenianos held the position of vice president acquisitions and development, Middle East & Africa, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide.
He is French and fluent in English and Arabic and is based at Minor Hotels’ regional office in Dubai.
Fenianos holds a master’s degree in real estate finance, major investments and developments from Ecole Superieure Des Professions Immobiliere in France, as well as an advanced certification in real estate and hotel investment from Cornell University in the US.
Commenting on the appointment, James Kaplan, senior vice president development, Minor Hotels, said: “It is a privilege to bring Ramzy on board to lead the expansion of new hotels.
“Minor Hotels’ various brands are growing dynamically across Europe, Middle East and Africa, and his strong expertise will lead Minor Hotels to exciting new milestones in key destinations.”