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Board of Directors


Board of Directors

The priority objectives of the Board of Directors, the strategic body of Jumeirah, are to increase the value of the Company and defend its corporate interests.

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    Stephen Murphy

    Stephen Murphy, a British national, was appointed Chairman in September 2012. He joined Virgin in 1994 as Group Finance Director and became Executive Director - Transportation in 2001 before succeeding the founder, Sir Richard Branson, as Group CEO in...

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    Ghaith Al Ghaith

    Ghaith Al Ghaith, a UAE national, has been an Advisor to the Board since June 2008 and was appointed a Board Director in June 2012.

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    Richard Hartman

    Richard Hartman, an Australian citizen, has over 35 years’ experience in the hotel and restaurant industry. From 2008-2011 he was Chief Executive Officer of Millennium & Copthorne Hotels and has, since then, served on a number of boards.

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    Nasser Al Awadhi

    Nasser Al Awadhi is Group Chief Human Capital Officer at Dubai Holding, a major investment conglomerate based in Dubai, UAE with operations in 24 countries.

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    Stefan Leser

    Stefan Leser joins Jumeirah Group from Swiss travel services provider Kuoni Travel Holding, the international travel Company, where he held executive management positions for more than 10 years.

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