Langham Hospitality Group has appointed Stefan Leser as its new CEO.

Leser, most recently the group CEO of Jumeirah International, will be based in Hong Kong and will oversee the group's portfolio of hotels, resorts and residences, which includes its flagship eponymous brand and Cordis Hotel and Resorts.

Leser said that Langham "is definitely ripe for expansion into new markets."

Leser's almost 30 years of travel and hospitality industry experience includes a decade with Kuoni Travel Holdings, a Swiss travel services provider.

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