Jean Faivre joins DAMAC as Senior Vice President – Hospitality, to spearhead the development and growth of its hospitality arm, DAMAC Hotels & Resorts. Jean is responsible for expanding DAMAC’s current portfolio of four hotel apartment properties operating under its two flagship brands, DAMAC Maison and DAMAC Maison Royale.
Jean brings almost four decades of global corporate leadership and expertise in the hospitality sector, having led international growth for some of the world’s most successful hospitality brands.
Prior to joining DAMAC, Jean spent the last 20 years in numerous leadership roles with Hilton Group across Europe, Middle East & Africa, where his most recent role was Area Vice President of Operations for Western and South Europe which he held since January 2011. In this role, Jean led growth for over 40 properties in 10 countries with an annual turnover of nearly $500 million, with leadership responsibilities across the Hilton, Waldorf Astoria, Conrad, Doubletree and Hilton Garden Inn brands.
Before that, Jean held various leadership roles with Hilton as vice president, including international operations in Western and Southern Europe, France Eastern Med & Iberian Peninsula, Geneva and Luxury AVP for EMEA.