Rosewood appoints SVP operations EMEAC

Rosewood appoints SVP operations EMEAC

Victor Clavell

EMEAC: Rosewood Hotel Group has named Victor Clavell as senior vice president of operations for Europe, the Middle East and the Caribbean.

Clavell joins from AMAALA, the ultra-luxury development project owned by the Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia, where he served as chief operating officer. 

Prior to this, Clavell spent 28 years with Marriott International. He began in managerial roles for The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company and worked his way up to vice president of the brand’s luxury portfolio in Asia-Pacific. 

In the newly created role at Rosewood, Clavell will oversee the operations of the group’s properties in the region, execute profitability strategies, and develop talent.

His appointment comes as the company prepares to open Rosewood Vienna.

Sonia Cheng, CEO at Rosewood Hotel Group, said: “[We are] delighted to have Victor join us in leading our ever-growing presence in the European, Middle Eastern, and Caribbean markets. Victor shares many of our most inherent values here at Rosewood, as he also strives for excellence and understands the importance of internal growth and teamwork. 

“We are confident that under Victor’s leadership we will continue to expand and build upon the great momentum the brand has seen, both in terms of the growth and evolution of our footprint as well as talent development.”

Rosewood Hotel Group’s combined hotel portfolio consists of 41 hotels in 19 countries with nearly 30 new properties currently under development. The group’s five brands include Rosewood Hotels & Resorts, New World Hotels & Resorts, KHOS, Asaya, and Carlyle & Co.

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