Small Luxurious Inns of the World has introduced the appointment of Jean-François Ferret as chief govt, beginning in September.
Primarily based within the firm’s London headquarters, Ferret will take accountability for SLH’s worldwide groups and can lead strategic route of the model’s luxurious portfolio of over 500 motels in additional than 80 international locations.
Ferret has intensive broad sector expertise and most just lately labored on the French affiliation Relais & Châteaux, the place he held the place of chief govt for greater than six years.
Throughout his tenure, he considerably elevated model consciousness, worldwide gross sales and developed a model new digital platform.
Earlier than that, he was the director common of Hertz France and previous to that, he was the managing director of Manpower France.
A graduate of ESSEC, one of many main enterprise faculties in France, Ferret is captivated with hospitality, new applied sciences and multicultural administration.
He’s fluent in French, English, German and has additionally studied Russian and Japanese.
In addition to touring and discovering varied cultures across the globe, he’s a eager supporter of the humanities.
Jérôme Tourbier, president of the advisory board of administrators of Small Luxurious Inns of the World stated: “I’m more than happy to welcome Jean-François Ferret as chief govt.
“His expertise and expertise will allow the organisation to take one other step ahead in creating the actions of our lodge members and to develop the SLH model internationally.
“His information and experience inside the journey, hospitality, luxurious and know-how industries are key belongings wanted inside the quick altering and creating world panorama.”
Ferret replaces Filip Boyen who has resigned from his place at SLH after three profitable years, spearheading important change inside the organisation reminiscent of renewed give attention to the model’s high quality assurance program to draw some unbelievable motels to the portfolio.
Ferret added: “Small Luxurious Inns of the World has gone by way of important change in the previous couple of years and I stay up for main the gifted worldwide groups in additional strengthening the manufacturers operations and world footprint.”