Jean-Paul Herzog

Former President Middle East & Africa -


Jean-Paul spent most of his professional life with Hilton. In the 41 years with the company he has lived in 19 different locations including a spell in Budapest. He opened several Hilton hotels in the capacity of General Manager and took on regional responsibilities culminating in the CEO position for the 130-hotel Scandic Hotels that belonged, and, on its sale, moved to Dubai as President MEA East for the Hilton brands again.

After his retirement in 2011, Jean-Paul was on the board of Dedeman Hotels Turkey. He undertakes a number of consultancy, teaching and coaching assignments. He is the general business consultant for a Swiss uniform company, and since 2017 sits on the board of Millennium & Copthorne Hotels Middle East as a non-executive director.

Jean-Paul lives in his native Switzerland and attends key trade and industry conferences and exhibitions.

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