Industry Update
Appointment20 May 2020

Antoine Berberi

Named Senior Partner
At The Boutique Search Firm in Los Angeles - CA, USA

Antoine Berberi

After 4 years with Hilton International in Washington, D.C. and Toronto, Berberi joined InterContinental Hotel Group for what would be an 11-year global career in such locations as New Orleans, Miami, Bali, Dubai, and Abu Dhabi. He was an early joiner of the luxury boutique field, as General Manager of Thompson Hotels in New York, Beverly Hills and Hollywood (Hollywood Roosevelt). When Thompson merged with Joie de Vivre Hospitality and subsequently Alila and Destinations Hotels & Resorts to create Two Roads Hospitality (now a subsidiary of Global Hyatt) he stayed on as Regional Vice President of Operations for the West Coast and Mexico. In early 2018, Berberi was recruited by PROPER Hospitality as Senior Vice President of Operations, leading the opening of 3 multiple cutting-edge properties from the ground up, developing unique design and food and beverage offerings for each location and recruiting all key positions to ensure long term success.

Born and raised in Lebanon, Berberi is fluent in Arabic, French, and English. He holds a Master of Business Administration in International Hotel Management from IMHI, a joint program between Cornell University and ESSEC Business School in Paris, France. Berberi currently resides in Los Angeles with his wife Susan. His 3 adult sons are in Berkeley, Boston and San Francisco. His hobbies include all outdoor activities including road biking, hiking and kayaking. Antoine can be reached at (310) 552-2221 and [email protected]

School of Hotel Administration at the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business

Antoine Berberi (Class of 1988) is a graduate of School of Hotel Administration at the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business in Ithaca, New York - United States
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The Boutique Search Firm

The Boutique Search Firm has been serving the recruiting needs of luxury hotels, resorts and restaurants worldwide for more than 20 years. It was formed by Chief Recruiting Officer, Benoit Gateau-Cumin, a graduate of Cornell University with a Masters of Management in Hospitality (MMH).
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