Chief Financial Officer, Kerzner International
Michel Checoury is Chief Financial Officer for Kerzner International, responsible for developing and executing the Company’s financial strategy that drives the existing business and future growth plans. It is a transformational time for Kerzner International, with the Company focused on accelerating growth of its destination-defining brands. The $1.6 billion Atlantis, Sanya resort in China with world-class partner, Fosun, began welcoming guests in February 2018, joining the flagship Atlantis, The Palm resort in Dubai, one of the most recognizable hotels in the world. The One&Only portfolio is also evolving, with the opening of One&Only Nyungwe House in Rwanda, joining the award-winning ultra-luxury collection.
Mr. Checoury has a successful record of driving strong financial results in industry-leading hospitality companies. He has extensive luxury experience and drives fiscal discipline within all aspects of Kerzner International, supporting the expansion of the Company’s global footprint.
Mr. Checoury’s successful career highlights over 30 years of experience in Audit, Finance and Financial Management. Prior to joining Kerzner International, he was Chief Financial Officer of Movenpick Hotels & Resorts, overseeing a portfolio of 85 properties in 27 countries. In this role, he had responsibility for all Financial and Legal functions. Previously, he was Chief Financial Officer of Aman, reporting to the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, overseeing all Finance and Strategic Planning, Retail and Information Technology. Mr. Checoury also held senior financial roles at Mandarin Oriental, Jumeirah, InterContinental, Starwood and Euro Disney.