SilverNeedle Hospitality Appoints New Managing Director and CEO

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Thursday, 9 February 2012

SilverNeedle Hospitality has appointed Mr. Iqbal Jumabhoy as Managing Director and CEO.

SilverNeedle Hospitality, which currently manages over 4,000 keys in the Asia Pacific region, aims to expand its network to over 10,000 keys by 2016.

As Managing Director and CEO, Mr. Jumabhoy will be driving growth of SilverNeedle Hospitalitys integrated offerings; investment, development and management of SilverNeedle branded hospitality properties in the Asia Pacific region.

Mr. Jumabhoy is an experienced Chief Executive with in depth expertise in a number of industries including banking, real estate and corporate management. He has served on the boards of listed companies in the United Kingdom, India, Singapore, Australia and New Zealand.

Most recently, he was the Chief Executive Officer of the Rendezvous Hospitality Group. A subsidiary of the Straits Trading Company Ltd; the Rendevous Hospitality Group owns and operates hotels in Singapore, China, Australia and New Zealand.

Mr. Anand Nadathur Chairman, SilverNeedle Hospitality, said, I am delighted to welcome Iqbal Jumabhoy to the team as Managing Director and CEO as well as a shareholder of SilverNeedle Hospitality. His vision and experience are tremendous assets to our organization. We look forward to a strong growth trajectory with a sharp focus on the Asia Pacific region where we have already established a significant presence. 

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