Dubai Holding, a diversified global investment company with operations in more than 13 countries, announced on Wednesday the appointment of Katerina Giannouka as the new CEO of Jumeirah Group, effective as of December.
A recognized professional in the international hospitality industry, Giannouka joins Jumeirah Group with 20 years of experience in business management, operations, hotel development, asset management, and strategic consulting.
Katerina joins Jumeirah Group from Radisson Hotel Group where, as President of Asia Pacific since 2017, she led the implementation of a comprehensive five-year strategic and operational plan that led to unprecedented growth, almost doubling the hotel portfolio.
Prior to that, Katerina led the Asia-Pacific and China development teams for the ultra-luxury Rosewood Hotels and Resorts, where she was instrumental in supporting new brand development, corporate decision-making, and strategic planning in addition to growth.
“We are delighted to welcome Katerina as the new CEO of Jumeirah Group,” said Dubai HoldingGroup CEO Amit Kaushal.
Over the years, Jumeirah has become synonymous with excellence, offering guests from around the world unique and unparalleled experiences.
Given Katerina’s impressive track record as a transformative business leader, as well as her background in luxury hospitality and her drive to build sustainable teams and culture, I am confident that she will build on Jumeirah’s incredible success story and lead the company to new heights. level of sustainability. This has boosted economic growth worldwide.
“Jumeirah has some of the most renowned hotels in the world and has revolutionized luxury hospitality with its exceptional service offering . The opportunities at Jumeirah are extremely exciting and I look forward to embarking on this new journey with the entire team to unlock the immense potential of the Jumeirah brand and ensure its sustainable position as a world-renowned Emirati premium hospitality brand, in demand around the world. “Katerina Giannouka, incoming Chief Executive Officer, Jumeirah Group,