Kempinski Hotels has made an important addition to its leadership team by appointing Stuart Dickie as the new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Member of the Management Board. In this pivotal role, Stuart will assume responsibility for overseeing and leading the global financial team while managing all aspects of financial operations and risk management within the hotel group.
“We are excited to welcome Stuart to his new role." “Stuart brings with him a wealth of global financial expertise and a proven track in similar positions in international hotel business. We are convinced that with his in-depth experience, he will provide strong financial leadership as we continue to build our company story.”- René Nijhof, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Kempinski Hotels S.A.
Stuart started as an audit manager in Kingston Smith where he worked for 9 years and then he started working in PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC) in Hong Kong where he served as a senior manager for 6 years, gaining a solid foundation in financial management.
His journey in the Hospitality industry began in the year 2000 when he joined the Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group as the Director of Corporate Finance, based in Hong Kong. His performance and expertise led to his promotion as the Chief Financial Officer of the luxury hotel company, a role in which he excelled for more than eight years. Following his successful stint with the Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, in 2018 Stuart Dickie assumed a similar role with Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts, where for four years, he offered his financial and leadership skills to this prominent organisation.
It needs to be noted that Stuart Dickie, which is a British national, holds the esteemed title of chartered accountant and is also a proud member of the Association of Corporate Treasurers. And last but not least, concerning his academic path he has gained a Bachelor of Arts in Business Studies from Sheffield Hallam University.