Change in the Chairmanship of EHL International Advisory Board

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Published on 22/03/22 - Updated on 22/03/22

Mr Berger & Mr Stent-Torriani

The Board of Trustees of the EHL Foundation announced the appointment of Jonathan Stent-Torriani as EHL’s new International Advisory Board President.

After 10 years at the helm of EHL International Advisory Board, Emanuel Berger, has announced that he will be retiring from his position as Chairman by July 2022. For two decades, Emanuel Berger - himself a graduate of EHL – served as member of the Board of EHL, and accepted the following 10 years to lead the International Advisory Board. Emanuel Berger has had a career spanning more than 6 decades. This includes his leadership as CEO of the Victoria-Jungfrau Collection, as well as being Chairman of Swiss Deluxe Hotels.

We would like to extend our heartfelt gratitude to Mr. Berger and wish him a most fulfilling retirement. His love and passion for the hospitality industry has inspired - and continues to do so - many young hoteliers from around the world. Today, we look back with great thankfulness and we look forward to welcoming our new president Mr. Jonathan Stent-Torriani.

Dr. Carole Ackermann, President of the Board of Directors and EHL Board of Trustees

Jonathan Stent-Torriani is no stranger to EHL. He knows the Institution as a graduate and became a member of both EHL International Advisory Board in 2004 and EHL Foundation for Scholarships and Honorary Loans. His track record in the hotel industry includes roles as Europe President with Gate Gourmet International AG (from 2000 to 2004), as CEO of the Group Compass Southern-Europe (2004 to 2006), Co-owner and Partner of the Ritz Carlton Hotel Montreal, and is co-CEO of Newrest since 2006.

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