Marking the start of a new era, Jumeirah Group has welcomed Jose Silva onboard as its new CEO.
With 35 years of hospitality industry experience in tow, including almost 25 years with Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts, Silva will use his expertise to lead international expansion and elevate the Jumeirah brand further.
Prior to assuming his new position, he served as the regional vice president – France, Switzerland, Spain and Portugal as well as general manager of Hotel George V in Paris.
Highlighting his significance to the world of hospitality, Silva was crowned ‘Hotelier of the Year’ in 2016 by Virtuoso.
Enthusing on his new challenge, Silva said: “I have always admired Jumeirah for its ‘dare to be different’ culture and its forward-looking vision. I am honoured to have been appointed and fully committed to leading the business and the brand into its next level of growth. Jumeirah is one of Dubai’s most iconic brands and a symbol of the Emirate.”