Published on : Thursday, May 24, 2018
Joining on 11th June 2018, Ramzy will be based at the company’s Asia Pacific headquarters in Singapore. He will also be a member of the Asia Pacific executive committee. In this key role, he will oversee all aspects of the group’s regional development activities, including leading the Asia Pacific development team in identifying new opportunities to drive growth and strategic expansion of our hotel portfolio.
“In line with Destination 2022, our company’s new strategic and operating plan, we have ambitious goals for the expansion of our Asia Pacific portfolio in the next five years,” said Katerina Giannouka, President, Radisson Hotel Group, Asia Pacific. “It’s essential to have a highly experienced and forward-thinking development professional to drive this strategy and I am delighted that Ramzy fits the bill perfectly.”
With more than 15 years of experience in the real estate and hospitality sectors, Ramzy has held key positions with several major companies, including Dubai Holding Group, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide and Minor Hotel Group.
Most recently, he was Vice President, Development, EMEA, for Minor Hotels. Based in Dubai, he headed up the company’s development office for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and successfully closed multiple hotel deals in the region.
“I am excited to join Radisson Hotel Group as the company is a solid industry player embarking on a transformational five-year plan,” said Ramzy. “Asia Pacific is the most compelling region in the world in terms of opportunities for hotel development and its diverse destinations are perfectly suited for the company’s distinctive and innovative brands. I look forward to working with the entire team here to drive forward our ambitious plans.”
Ramzy is fluent in three languages, French, English and Arabic, and holds a Masters in Real Estate Finance from Ecole Superieure des Professions Immobiliere (ESPI) and an Advanced Certificate in Real Estate & Hotel Investment from Cornell University.