Dubai Holding, the global investment holding company, today announced an enhanced board of directors at Jumeirah Group (Jumeirah), its global luxury hospitality arm, aimed at strengthening its corporate governance.
Jumeirah’s board structure now comprises an independent non-executive chairman, two non-executive directors and two executive directors. These appointments become effective from September 1, 2012.
Stephen Murphy, former Group CEO, Virgin Group, has been appointed Non-Executive Chairman.
Other Board Members include: Sir David Michels, former Group Chief Executive of Hilton Group; Ghaith Al Ghaith, Chief Executive Officer, flydubai; Fadel Al Ali, Chief Operating Officer, Dubai Holding; and Gerald Lawless.
Gerald Lawless has now been named President and Group CEO allowing him to take on a more focused executive management role at this important stage of Jumeirah’s international growth strategy.