Jumeirah Group appoints Vice President Corporate Strategy


Jumeirah Group appoints Vice President Corporate Strategy

Dubai, 18 January 2016: Jumeirah Group, the Dubai-based luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, has appointed Shrikant Shenoy as Vice President Corporate Strategy.

He joins Jumeirah from Dubai Holding where he was Director of Strategy Development and Deployment for almost six years. Responsibilities included coordinating the annual target setting and business planning process for Dubai Holding, developing strategy and targets for the group’s real estate and telecommunications subsidiaries, evaluating business plans and investment proposals and executing special projects in support of Dubai Holding and its verticals.

Before joining Dubai Holding, Shrikant Shenoy worked for McKinsey & Company in Dubai from 2008-2010, for Banco Santander in Spain in 2007 and for Agilisys in the UK from 2000-2006. A British national, Shrikant is a graduate of Oxford University, where he studied Engineering, Economics and Management, and has an MBA from London Business School, as well as holding the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Group Chief Human Capital Officer, Nabil M Ramadhan, said: “Shrikant’s role will be to support the implementation of the company’s corporate strategy and its project management framework in collaboration with the Executive Committee. We welcome Shikant’s expertise in strategic development and his experience in Dubai as we prepare for a period of accelerated growth, starting with the opening of Jumeirah Al Naseem next year and a raft of new managed properties under both the Jumeirah and Venu brands coming on stream from 2017 onwards.”


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About Jumeirah Group:

Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, operates a world-class portfolio of hotels and resorts including the flagship Burj Al Arab Jumeirah. Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts manages properties in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, UAE, and Kuwait in the Middle East; Baku, Bodrum, Frankfurt, Istanbul, London, Mallorca (Spain) and Rome in Europe; the Maldives and Shanghai in Asia. Jumeirah Group also runs the luxury serviced residences brand Jumeirah LivingTM with properties in London and Dubai; the new contemporary lifestyle hotel brand VenuTM; the wellness brand TaliseTM; Jumeirah Restaurant Group DubaiTM; Wild Wadi WaterparkTM; The Emirates Academy of Hospitality ManagementTM; and Jumeirah SiriusTM, its global loyalty programme. Future openings include luxury and lifestyle hotels in China, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Malaysia, Mauritius, Oman, Russia and the UAE. www.jumeirah.com

For further information please contact:
Director of External Communications
Jumeirah Group Corporate Communications
PO Box 73137, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Telephone: +971-4-364-7955
Fax: +971-4-301-6655
E-mail: PR@jumeirah.com
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