THE prestigious hospitality company Sala Group has announced ambitious expansion plans and the appointment of a new CEO.
The expansion will include further beach clubs and a possible strategic alliance with a prominent global hospitality group, taking the company into the next phase of its very ambitious growth plans.
The new CEO, Federico González, will take up the position on February 6.
He holds a law and economics degree from Deusto University in Bilbao and an MBA from INSEAD business school in France.
He brings his extensive corporate experience to the group, having worked previously for Audi UK, among others, as well as his broad experience as an entrepreneur and property developer.
Commenting on his appointment he said “I’m honoured to have been chosen for this very exciting opportunity. This is a group that has achieved unparalleled success since its foundation. To be offered the chance to lead our 300 employees to greater success is a challenge I am greatly looking forward to.”
Steve Hampson who has been CEO since 2012 commented, “Fede is an excellent fit for our business, his local and international experience will prove invaluable as the group formalises our expansion plans for 2017/18.”
Hampson will remain with the business as a director focusing on international and strategic affairs.
Sala Group currently operates six locations worldwide, with a pipeline of proposed projects for 2018. It has gained acknowledgement as one of the premier hospitality groups in Spain and Europe.