Stefan Leser has been revealed as the new CEO of the Langham Hospitality Group as it eyes expansion into new markets.
Based in Hong Kong, Leser will oversee the group's portfolio of hotels, resorts and residences as well as leading its global expansion drive.
He said: "Langham Hospitality Group has a solid reputation with a fine collection of hotels in four continents.
"The company is definitely ripe for expansion into new markets and I look forward to leading the team to deliver highly personalized service and support the future growth of the group's outstanding portfolio of hotels and residences."
Leser was most recently CEO at Dubai-based Jumeirah International, where he oversaw the the inauguration of the Terrace at Burj Al Arab, Dubai, and the completion and launch of Jumeirah Al Naseem, the group's luxury hotel overlooking the Arabian Gulf.
Prior to this Leser held senior roles with Swiss travel services provider, Kuoni Travel Holding, for more than a decade.
The five-AA-star, 380-bedroom Langham London is the company's only UK property.