Minor Hotels has announced the appointment of Ramzy Fenianos as Vice President Development for Europe, Middle East & Africa.
Fenianos brings over 10 years’ experience in hospitality and real estate to the role, wherein he focused on business development, strategic planning and asset management in international hospitality development. His background includes positions at Bouygues Real Estate Group and Emerige Group in France, and Sama Dubai Holding Group and IFA Hotels & Resorts in Dubai. Prior to joining Minor Hotels, he held the position of Vice President Acquisitions & Development Middle East & Africa at Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide.
Fenianos is French, but fluent in English and Arabic, and is based at Minor Hotels’ regional office in Dubai. He holds a Master’s Degree in Real Estate Finance, Major Investments and Developments from Ecole Superieure Des Professions Immobiliere, as well as an Advanced Certification in Real Estate and Hotel Investment from Cornell University in the US.
James Kaplan, Senior Vice President Development, comments: “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.”