Kerzner Steps Down As CEO of Kerzner International

Maldives Promotion House – CEO of Kerzner International, Sol Kerzner has announced that he is stepping down as CEO. However Kerzner will remain as the company’s chairman and will be replaced by Alan Leibman.

Liebman joined the company in 1994 and since then has held numerous positions including COO of Atlantis on Paradise Island, president and managing director of Atlantis The Palm in Dubai, and most recently he was the regional president of Europe, Africa and the Middel East.

“Over the last 17 years Alan has contributed extensively to Kerzner’s success, and his vast experience in this industry makes him an ideal chief executive to lead Kerzner into the future,” Kerzner said. “Alan has a great deal of passion and commitment to both our employees and our guests. As chief executive, Alan will lead the executive management team and will be actively engaged in all aspects of the business. I firmly believe this new organisational structure and focus will best ensure the future success and growth of Kerzner International.”

“I am truly pleased to take on this new role as chief executive at this exciting time in the company’s history,” Leibman said. “I have been fortunate enough to have learned and developed under Sol’s leadership for the past 17 years, and couldn’t have asked for a better mentor. I plan to continue executing on the same distinct entrepreneurial vision and spirit that he instilled in the company.”

“Working closely with Sol and the executive management team, we will continue growing Kerzner as a management company, and getting back to doing what we do best – designing and managing world-class destination and luxury resorts under the Atlantis and One&Only brands. Kerzner has the best and most talented workforce across multiple continents, and I look forward to working with them for many years to come,” he further noted.

Sol Kerzner is the Founder and Chairman of Kerzner International and his career spans more than 45 years in the resort industry. He founded both of South Africa’s largest hotel groups and has played a pivotal role in the development of the tourism industries of South Africa, Mauritius, Maldives, Dubai and The Bahamas. One of the most famous resorts in Maldives One&Only Reethi Rah is a Maldivian property currently owned and run by Kerzner International.

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