Industry Update
Appointment16 July 2021

Avi Haksar

Appointed General Manager
At Stanly Ranch, Auberge Resorts Collection in Napa - CA, USA

Avi Haksar

Stanly Ranch, Auberge Resorts Collection, a new luxury resort and residential property in Napa Valley, has appointed Avi Haksar as General Manager. A seasoned hospitality professional with more than 20 years of luxury experience, Haksar will oversee all operations for the 700-acre property that is anticipated to open in November 2021.

Haksar joined Auberge Resorts Collection as General Manager in 2018. Prior to joining, Haksar held leadership positions at luxury hotels and resorts worldwide, including Rosewood Sand Hill in Menlo Park, California, Hotel Crescent Court in Dallas and Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts in Bangkok, Los Angeles and Seattle.

Born and raised in Mumbai, India, Haksar was initially interested in marine life, receiving a Bachelor of Science in Marine Biology from the University of Miami and a Bachelor of Science in Zoology and Chemistry at St. Xaviers in Bombay, India. After spending several years in France, he redirected his focus, discovering a passion for the hospitality industry which ultimately led to his decision to return to school to obtain a certificate in Hotel Management, Operations and Sales from Les Roches in Switzerland.

Auberge Resorts Collection

Auberge Resorts is a luxury hotel collection of exceptional resorts, residences and private clubs, each with a distinctive personality that assures a memorable guest experience. While Auberge Resorts nurtures the individuality of each establishment, all are characterized by a set of communal elements: intimate, understated elegance; captivating locations that inspire exceptional cuisine and spa experiences; and gracious yet unobtrusive service.
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