Thomas Meier joined Jumeirah Group as Chief Operating Officer in October 2021. Now he will take on the role of interim CEO of the group replacing José Silva.
Having studied at the Ecole Hotelière de Lausanne, Thomas started his career in general hotel management roles in Asia and rose through the ranks to lead operations for Raffles globally. He then spent several years leading new openings and integrations globally for the Fairmont, Swissotel and Raffles brands, ahead of joining Minor Hotels as Senior Vice President, Operations (Asia) in 2016.
Thomas brings extensive operations experience gained across multiple markets. His global responsibilities have spanned business performance, acquisitions, owner relations and transformation across all aspects of hotel operations, development, and systems integration.