The Georgetown Retail & Luxury Association and the Global Business Initiative present
A Luxury Journey with Herve Humler: Founding Partner of The Ritz-Carlton
President and COO, BVLGARI Hotels & Resorts
Chairman Emeritus, The Ritz-Carlton and St. Regis Hotels and Resorts
The event will be moderated by Stephen M. Jennings,
Hotel and Resorts Leader for Deloitte’s Travel, Hospitality and Leisure practice.
He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Deloitte U.S. and Principal of Monitor Deloitte Consulting.
Mr. Humler’s responsibilities as President and Chief Operations Officer spanned to over 175 properties worldwide and across a global business with an extensive number of brand extensions: The Ritz-Carlton Hotels; The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection; The Ritz-Carlton Leadership Center; The Ritz-Carlton Reserve; The Ritz-Carlton Residences; The Ritz-Carlton Destination Club; St. Regis Hotels and Resorts; St. Regis Residences; Bulgari Hotels and Resorts; and Bulgari Residences.
Herve Humler is widely respected in the luxury hotel industry, having been one of the four founding partners of The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company and having led its strategic vision and global growth strategy as its President for seven years and as its Chief Operations Officer for ten years. During this event, Mr. Humler will be discussing the key elements that are shaping the hospitality industry today, including expansion across Asia, the changing aesthetics of hotel design, and dynamic initiatives in the realms of service delivery and quality assurance. Mr. Humler proudly supports initiatives of corporate social responsibility as The Ritz-Carlton also became the first Founding Partner of IMPACT 2030 - The Global Initiative for the Advancement of Corporate Volunteering to contribute to achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Doors open at 5:45pm
McDonough School of Business
The first 200 guests will receive one The Ritz-Carlton credo card each,
and a ticket to enter the raffle for The Ritz-Carlton gift certificates for hotel stays in the Washington, D.C. area.
The winner of the raffle will be drawn on stage.