Resort: Dusit Thani Maldives
Position: Resort Manager
Appointee: Jacques Leizerovici
What They Said:
A dual French-Canadian citizen, Jacques Leizerovici brings to the role more than 30 years of experience working in senior management positions for renowned hotel brands under the Accor group across South America, Malaysia, and Canada.
Since starting his career in 1984 at Le Meridien Montreal, followed by a stint as Maitre d’hôtel and Front Office Manager at Novotel Fleur d’ Epée, Leizerovici has gone on to develop a well-rounded skillset across hotel operations, sales and marketing, revenue management and distribution – serving as Regional Director of Sales & Marketing for Accor’s Sofitel, Novotel, Mercure, and Ibis brands in the French Caribbean, and playing a key role in several pre-opening projects.
As well as opening several hotels in Sabah, Malaysia, he also served as Director of Corporate Affairs at the Yayasan Sabah International Convention Centre. Most recently, he held the position of General Manager of Pullman Vung Tau and Convention Center, as Executive Director of Dutaland Group, and President of the CCIFM (Chamber of Commerce and Industry French Malaysia).
Mr Prateek Kumar, Senior Vice President – Operations at Dusit International, said: “Jacques’s appointment is another key milestone in the journey of Dusit Thani Maldives. His energy, enthusiasm and international experience are great assets which we value enormously. His expertise will no doubt play a significant role in the continued success of Dusit Thani Maldives, as he oversees day-to-day operations, maintains exceptional guest services, drives financial performance through strategic partnerships and, most importantly, provides our guests with memories to treasure.”