Global V Hospitality Management Team
Jim Awad

Management Philosophy

James Awad’s impressive career spans more than four decades and includes all aspects of development, operations and planning of hotels, resorts and property management companies including golf courses and time shares.

A successful entrepreneur, James Awad is chairman and chief executive officer of Global V Hospitality Inc., one of the largest diversified hotel management companies in MENA (Middle East North Africa). Since it’s inception in 1988, Awad has engineered the company’s expansion as a leader in hotel management strategies and concepts, infusing the properties with a widely praised service culture that places a high value on its customers and partnerships. His leadership philosophy provides a blueprint for achieving success through partnerships that empower employees, satisfy customers, contribute to communities, and improve the bottom line.

With a PhD in International Business from Cambridge University, James is a visionary who has led varied sized hotel companies throughout Canada, United States, Japan, Hong Kong and Europe. He has worked with such distinguished hotel brands as Ritz Carlton, Four Seasons, Sheraton, Hilton to name a few. He has an extraordinary cross-functional management background with a documented record of increasing sales, market penetration, and superlative customer service. He's a catalyst for positive change and provides leadership based on infusing hospitality organizations with revenue-centric policies.




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