Olivier Harnisch

Chief Executive Officer of Emaar Hospitality Group

Olivier HarnischAn international hospitality management leader with over 30 years of experience, Olivier Harnisch is the Chief Executive Officer of Emaar Hospitality Group. He is mandated with driving the overall operations of the organisation with a focus on setting new benchmarks for Emaar Hospitality Group in Dubai and other international markets. With the goal of national and international expansion as well as enhancing productivity and profitability, Olivier leads the company in unlocking the potential of its three hotel brands – the premium luxury brand Address Hotels + Resorts, the upscale lifestyle brand Vida Hotels and Resorts, and the contemporary midscale brand Rove Hotels. He is also responsible for the leisure clubs and restaurant assets under Emaar Hospitality Group. In addition, he will focus on further enhancing guest experiences and implementing new strategies that create long-term value for all stakeholders.
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