Industry Update
Appointment 4 October 2019

Gabriel Ratner

Appointed Executive Vice President & Chief Operations Officer
At Sydell Group in New York - NY, USA

Gabriel Ratner

As Chief Operations Officer, Ratner will be responsible for overseeing and executing all aspects of operations for the company - including the forthcoming NoMad London.

Ratner joined Sydell Group in 2016 overseeing operations on the West Coast where he was instrumental in the opening and stabilization of Freehand and NoMad in Downtown Los Angeles. Prior to joining Sydell Group, he spent over a decade as Senior Vice President for JRK Hotel Group, a Los Angeles-based hotel company where he oversaw the company's hotel collection of boutique and flagged properties. A career hotelier, Ratner cut his teeth in the mid-90s at Turnberry Isle Resort and Club in South Florida, before moving on to Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts where he spent his time working his way up through the rooms division at several properties during his 6 year tenure. He brings over 25 years of experience in the hospitality sphere to his new role.

Sydell Group

Sydell Group is the creator and manager of unique hotels deeply rooted in their location and architecture. Sydell’s core expertise is an ability to collaborate with original talent within the world of design, food & beverage, and retail, and bring them together in the creation of compelling new hotels that engage the communities around them.
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