Jean-Gabriel Peres
Jean-Gabriel Peres

Kerzner International Holdings has tapped longtime Movenpick Hotels & Resorts chief Jean-Gabriel Peres as its new CEO.

Peres will be succeeded at Movenpick by Hilton Worldwide executive Olivier Chavy.

Peres oversaw Movenpick for 17 years. In February, Peres announced that he would resign in the coming months.

Kerzner, which operates the Atlantis and One&Only resort brands, hasn’t set an official start date. Peres succeeds Alan Leibman, who announced in April that he would step down.

Chavy will begin his tenure at Zurich-based Movenpick next month. He most recently headed Hilton’s global luxury and lifestyle brands.

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