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New head for Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management

DUBAI, April 4, 2016

Jumeirah Group, a Dubai-based luxury hotel company, has appointed a new managing director at The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management (EAHM).

Judy Hou takes over from Ron Hilvert, who left at the end of 2015 after 18 years at the helm of EAHM.

Hou has over 20 years’ experience at some of the finest brands in international hospitality and higher education organisations in the US, Asia and Europe. On the hotel side she worked with Swissôtel, Park Hyatt and Mandarin Oriental; and on the education side with Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne in Switzerland, the School of Hotel & Tourism Management at the Hotel Polytechnic University in Hong Kong and Les Roches Jin Jiang International Hotel Management College in Shanghai, part of Laureate International Universities network. Her most recent position was the CEO of the Glion Institute of Higher Education in Switzerland.

Fluent in English and Mandarin, Judy graduated from Columbia University in New York, has a master’s degree in Business Hospitality Administration from Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne and is currently working towards a doctorate in Business Administration from Walden University. - TradeArabia News Service

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