Industry Update
Appointment17 September 2019

Rajesh Jhingon

Appointed Regional Vice President
At Jumeirah Group in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Rajesh Jhingon

Rajesh Jhingon has been appointed as Regional Vice President for Jumeirah Hotels and Resorts and leads the operations and management of four distinct hotels: Jumeirah Al Naseem, Jumeirah Mina A'Salam, Jumeirah Al Qasr and Jumeirah Dar Al Masyaf. With more than 18 years' hospitality experience, Rajesh is a passionate service-driven hotelier and has worked in both leading luxury resorts and city-centre hotels in the Maldives, Singapore, Las Vegas, Manila, and his home country of India. Prior to joining Jumeirah Group, Rajesh held the role of Senior Vice President of Resort Operations for Solaire Resort and Casino in Manila for four years.

Rajesh has been instrumental in the positioning of quality hotel openings and refurbishments, including the opening of Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas in 2008 and the multi-million dollar renovation of Mandarin Oriental Singapore in 2004.

ESSEC Business School

Rajesh Jhingon (Class of 1993) is a graduate of ESSEC Business School in Cergy Pontoise - France
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Jumeirah Group

Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, operates a world-class portfolio of hotels and resorts. Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts includes Jumeirah at Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi; Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray and Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai; Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa in Kuwait; Jumeirah Bilgah Beach Hotel in Baku; Jumeirah Dhevanafushi and Jumeirah Vittaveli in the Maldives; Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel in Shanghai; Jumeirah Frankfurt in Germany; Jumeirah Grand Hotel via Veneto in Rome; Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa in Mallorca, Spain; Pera Palace Hotel Jumeirah in Istanbul; as well as Jumeirah Carlton Tower and Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel in London.
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Recent Appointments at Jumeirah

Savino Leone - General Manager

1 November 2019 — Savino Leone has joined the Abu Dhabi team as General Manager of Jumeirah at Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi. Savino most recently led the operations of Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa for two years in Kuwait.
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Marcus Sutton - General Manager

1 November 2019 — In the UAE, Marcus Sutton joins Jumeirah Group as General Manager of Jumeirah Emirates Towers. Marcus has over 20 years' experience and a distinguished hospitality background across Luxury, Boutique, Business, Resort and Conference Hotels in the United Arab Emirates, Jordan, Qatar, United Kingdom, United States of America, Switzerland and Australia.
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Daniela Fette-Rakowski - General Manager

1 November 2019 — In Germany, Jumeirah Frankfurt welcomes Daniela Fette-Rakowski as General Manager of Jumeirah Frankfurt. Daniela holds 16 years in the hotel industry, and has a strong commercial background, having been responsible for driving the Sales & Marketing strategy with global brands such as Kempinski and Steinberger Hotels.
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