TORONTO— Fairmont Hotels and Resorts has announced the appointment of Jennifer Fox as president. Fox brings extensive experience in hotel operations, brand development, marketing and sales, and hotel transitions to her new position.
She will oversee Fairmont’s collection of world-class hotels and resorts.
According to Chris Cahill, COO, Fairmont Raffles Hotels International, “We’re extremely fortunate to be adding someone of her calibre to our executive team.” Cahill is relinquishing the role of president to focus on his duties as COO, Fairmont Raffles Hotels International, the hotel chain‘s parent company.
Fox arrives at Fairmont from InterContinental Hotels Group, where her responsibilities were vast and varied. She served as COO and managed operations for continental Europe. Fox was also responsible for financial performance, talent management and service delivery at InterContinental Hotels Group. She holds an MBA and is completing her doctorate in Business Studies at the International School of Management in Paris.
“I have always admired Fairmont, so I’m excited to be given the opportunity to lead the Fairmont team as we continue to grow and introduce the brand to new markets around the world, while continuing to provide an unrivalled experience for our guests, and deliver and enhance value for all of our stakeholders,” said Fox.
Fairmont Hotels and Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels including marquee locations such as The Savoy in London, The Plaza, New York and the Fairmont Peace Hotel, Shanghai. With more than 60 hotels, the company also manages Fairmont and Raffles branded estates and luxury private residence club properties.