Kerzner International has appointed Stuart
Thomson as Executive Vice President of Global Human Resources.
Mr. Thomson joins Kerzner International with
over 15 years in hospitality and human resources, having held both
operational and corporate senior leadership positions.
Most recently, he was with Starwood Hotels &
Resorts where, in his capacity of Regional Director of Human
Resources, Middle East, he successfully oversaw the HR functions
of over 50 properties and approximately 20,000 employees.
Prior to his role in the Middle East, Mr.
Thomson spent six years in senior roles at Starwood in London,
including the streamlining of the Human Resources department, with
the establishment of a dedicated Resourcing function, Learning and
Development, Internal Communications and Community roles.
Earlier, he was Director of Human
Resources at Sheraton Grand Hotel and Spa and began his career in
Human Resources at the Hyatt Regency in Auckland.
“I am delighted to have Stuart join Kerzner
International at this exciting time of growth for the company,”
said Ali Tabbal, COO, Kerzner International. “He is a strong
leader who has a clear focus on developing talent to drive amazing
guest experiences. I look forward to working with Stuart as we
continue to grow our team and further develop the culture and
impact of HR across the company to support our business goals and
strategies, as well as the needs and aspirations of our employees
around the world.”
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