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Stefan Leser

Langham Hospitality Group


As chief executive officer of Langham Hospitality Group, Stefan Leser oversees all aspects of the group’s global portfolio of hotels, resorts and residences. He provides strategic guidance to achieve the company’s vision, implementing organizational processes for all divisions, and leading the global expansion drive.

With over 30 years of experience in the travel and hospitality industries, Stefan was previously the group chief executive officer and a member of the board of directors at Jumeirah International. He also held senior roles for more than a decade at Kuoni Travel Holding Ltd., the leading Swiss travel services provider. As a member of Kuoni’s executive board and executive vice president of the outbound and specialists division, he directed the company’s travel businesses, and was also responsible for all inbound destination management businesses. Prior to joining Kuoni, Leser spent six years working in the information technology industry with Swissair and EDS Corporation.

He holds a MBA from Augusta State University of Georgia (U.S.)

Stefan's Sessions

Tuesday - 5th February 2019
15:55 - 16:30
15:55 - 16:30

Mahak Mannan, Editor, Hotel and Catering News Middle East


Katharine Le Quesne, Senior Director, HoCoSo

Carmen Hui, Global Commercial Director of Owner Partnerships,

Stefan Leser, CEO, Langham Hospitality Group