Elegant Hotels Group plc LON:EHG Sunil Chatrani CEO and Simon Sherwood Chairman, chat with DirectorsTalk about performance and strategy.
Sunil joined the Elegant Group in 2010 as CFO and became CEO in late 2012. He is Chairman of the Barbados Hotel & Tourism Association with over 15 years of industry experience. He is a Chartered Accountant and holds an MBA from the University of Bradford.
Simon joined the Elegant Group in 2009. Prior to joining the Group he was CEO of Orient-Express Hotels (now Belmond). Simon led the IPO of Orient-Express Hotels in 2000 and saw the share price rise from $19 to $60 during his tenure. At the time of his departure, the company’s market capitalisation was in excess of $2 billion. Simon is also Chairman of Panther, the holding company of D&D restaurants, London. He was previously a manager at the Boston Consulting Group and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Elegant Hotels Group plc portfolio of five hotels consists of 483 rooms located on the west and south coasts of Barbados, representing almost 25% of the island’s quality leisure tourist room stock. Daphne’s is a beachfront Italian restaurant and is one of the most popular dining venues on the island. Our objective is to leverage our position as a leading hotel operator in Barbados and to expand both on Barbados and further into the Caribbean.