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PPHE Hotel Group

PPHE Hotel Group

Sector: Hotels And Motels Region: Netherlands


: | London Stock Exchange: PPH


PPHE Hotel Group Limited is a Guernsey registered company and through its subsidiaries, jointly controlled entities and associates, owns, leases, develops, operates and franchises full service upscale and lifestyle hotels in major gateway cities and regional centres, predominantly in Europe. The majority of the Group's hotels operate under two distinct brands, Park Plaza® Hotels & Resorts and art'otel®. The Group has an exclusive licence from Carlson, a global privately held hospitality and travel company, to develop and operate Park Plaza Hotels & Resorts in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The art'otel brand is fully owned by PPHE Hotel Group. The Group has a minority ownership interest in the Arenaturist group, one of Croatia's leading hospitality companies. The portfolio of owned, leased, managed and franchised hotels comprises 38 hotels in operation offering a total of more than 8,300 rooms. The development pipeline includes four new hotels, which together are expected to add more than 1,100 rooms to the portfolio by the end of 2016

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Executives

Eli Papouchado, Non-Executive Chairman
Eli is the founder of the Red Sea Group and previously acted as Chairman of its board for ten years. He has been involved in the construction, design, development, financing, acquisition and management of such leading hotels as Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London, Park Plaza Riverbank London, Park Plaza Victoria London, Park Plaza Leeds, Park Plaza Nottingham, Park Plaza Victoria Amsterdam and the milestone Taba Hotel.
Eli has been instrumental in the development of hundreds of thousands of square metres of retail space in shopping malls and large residential projects in the United States, Eastern Europe and the Middle East. He also served as Chairman of the Israel Hotel Association.
Boris Ivesha, President and Chief Executive Officer
Boris has been President of PPHE Hotel Group since 1991. In 1972 he was appointed General Manager of the Royal Horseguards Hotel in London, a position he held until 1979, when he became Managing Director of the Carlton Hotel in Israel.
Boris established the Yamit Hotel in 1984, served as the hotel’s President and brought the Park Plaza Hotels & Resorts brand to the Group in 1994 in collaboration with the Red Sea Group. He has been one of the major drivers behind the expansion of our portfolio, and he sits on the Investment and Operational Committees.
Chen Moravsky, Chief Financial Officer
Chen held the position of Financial Director of the Red Sea Group before joining PPHE Hotel Group in 2005.
He worked as an Audit Manager at Deloitte before moving to the Red Sea Group in 2001, where he gained his expertise in the hotel/leisure business and real estate investment market. Chen is a Certified Public Accountant (ISR) and holds an MBA from The University of Manchester as well as a Bachelor of Business from the Tel Aviv College of Management. He also sits on the Investment and Operational committees.
Kevin McAuliffe, Non-Executive Director, Senior Independent Director
Kevin is currently the Executive Chairman of Carey Group, having originally joined them as Chief Executive in 1999.
Before this he was Head of Advisory Services for Paribas International Private Banking and the Managing Director of Paribas Suisse in Guernsey. Previously the Finance Director of the Ansbacher offshore banking group, he was appointed Chief Executive of Ansbacher’s Guernsey bank and trust company business in 1994. Between 1973 and 1980 he held posts in three different departments in the States of Guernsey. He is a Member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners and is a director of various regulated investment companies.
Elisha Flax, Non-Executive Director
Elisha is a real estate entrepreneur engaged in various real estate activities in Eastern Europe.
He served as a non-executive director of Delek Global Real Estate plc, an AIM-listed real estate company, until 2010. Elisha was previously employed as a solicitor at the London offices of US law firms Chadbourne & Parke and Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld and PlaneStation Limited, where he was general counsel. He holds an LLB degree from Keio University in Tokyo, Japan, and is a qualified solicitor in England and Wales.
Nigel Jones, Non-Executive Director
Nigel has been a member of the Royal Institution of Charted Surveyors since 1989. He was the Chief Executive of ComProp Limited, an AIM-listed property company based in Guernsey, between 2001 and 2007.
During that period he was responsible for major office developments including headquarter offices for Fortis, Kleinwort Benson and Generali, as well as retail stores for B&Q which are now occupied by Waitrose. He initially worked in Southampton for Humberts dealing with the management of coastal land that formed part of the Crown Estate. Having moved to Guernsey he established the island’s first dedicated commercial property practice in 1995. His directorships include UK Care No 1, which holds leases on approximately 100 BUPA care homes, Matrix Property Fund (Guernsey) Limited, Threadgreen Industrial Limited and B L Management Guernsey 2011 Limited, part of The British Land Company PLC.

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