Minor Hotels has welcomed Ramine Behnam as vice president development – Europe, Middle East and Africa.
Behnam has previously held senior roles with JLL Middle East & Africa in Dubai and the M.A. Kharafi Group in development, acquisitions and asset management in Egypt. Prior to joining Minor Hotels, Ramine held the position of Director of Development with Starwood Hotels and subsequently Marriott International – Middle East & Africa, in Dubai.
The French native will take charge of driving strategic growth for Minor Hotels in key destinations across EMEA.
On his appointment, senior vice president development, Minor Hotels, James Kaplan said: “We are delighted to welcome Ramine on board and look forward to working together, driving Minor Hotels’ growth in key destinations across Europe, Middle East and Africa. With over ten years of hospitality management and business development under his belt, Ramine brings a wealth of experience to the role and is a great asset to the company.”