Appointed Regional Vice President and General Manager
At Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village - CA, USA
Cima will be based in Westlake Village, and will continue to oversee hotels and resorts in Los Angeles, Whistler, Vancouver, Lanai, Buenos Aires, and Bogota.Cima began his career with Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts shortly after graduating with a degree in Hotel Administration from Cornell University. His first position was in food and beverage at The Ritz-Carlton Chicago, A Four Seasons Hotel. Cima’s passion for people and service has driven him to take numerous leadership roles at various properties throughout the world. His international experience ranging from city-centre hotels to remote resorts poised him for his current senior leadership role as one of only a handful of Regional Vice Presidents in the company.
Most recently Cima served the same role at Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver, where he was an integral part of the Hotel’s success by keeping the Hotel relevant and edgy in the market. Throughout Cima’s 32-year tenure with the luxury brand, Cima has led teams at 20 of the company’s most acclaimed properties throughout the world including Four Seasons Resort Maui, Four Seasons Hotel New York, Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora, and Four Seasons Hotel London.
Southern California is a homecoming of sorts for Cima, his wife Amy, and their two children Sandy and Alessia. An avid surfer and road cyclist, Cima will certainly take advantage of the nearby Malibu beaches, rolling hills, and the warm, sunny weather.