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Europe and United States of America

Jose Ventura – Vice President Development – Europe and United States

Jose joined StayWell in 2004. In his role Jose spearheads the development in the company’s newest emerging markets of the Middle East, Africa and Europe, primarily responsible for driving management contracts, joint ventures and rental agreements.

Over the next five years, Jose’s key objective is to have StayWell represented in all key business and leisure destinations within the three regions and has forecast growth within that time to include up to 30 new properties.

Jose joins an established full-service team who are charged with driving growth in the region across development, finance, sales and marketing.

Having spent more than a decade shaping the success of leading hospitality and real estate companies including Pam Golding Property Group, Hyatt Hotels and Resorts and Marriott, Jose’s vast experience has more than equipped him in working to drive the robust growth and development of the group.

Jose previously held the role of Vice President Business Development (Asia, Pacific, Middle East and Africa) for the Preferred Hotel Group, which includes more than 650 independent hotels and resorts in more than 85 countries.

A global citizen in its truest form, Jose has lived and worked in major cities across the globe including Cape Town, Dubai, London, Marbella, Doha, The Hague and Paris.