Minor Hotels Appoints New VP Development EMEA

Published on : Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Ramine Behnam VP Development EMEA Minor Hotels low resMinor Hotels, a hotel owner, operator and investor, currently with a portfolio of 163 hotels and resorts in 26 countries across Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Africa, the Indian Ocean, Europe and South America, has announced the appointment of Ramine Behnam as Vice President Development for Europe, Middle East & Africa.

 

Ramine’s prominent career in hospitality development, operations, consulting and asset management includes senior roles with JLL Middle East & Africa in Dubai and the M.A. Kharafi Group in development, acquisitions and asset management, based out of Cairo. 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.

 

A French national, Ramine is also fluent in English, Arabic and Spanish and is based at Minor Hotels’ regional office in Dubai. He holds Bachelor’s Degrees in International Tourism Development and Hospitality Management from Vatel International Business School in France. Ramine is also a graduate of the Marriott International EMEA management programme, having successfully completed a two-year Operations Management tenure with the group in London.

 

Commenting on the appointment, James Kaplan, Senior Vice President Development, 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.”

 

Ramine will be responsible for continuing to drive strategic growth for Minor Hotels in key destinations across EMEA. In addition to a number of HMAs awaiting imminent signing, Minor Hotels currently has a strong pipeline of future properties under development in the region including in the UAE (Dubai, Sharjah and Ras Al Khaimah), Saudi Arabia, Oman, Lebanon, Tunisia, Morocco, Mauritius and the Maldives.

 

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