Fairmont appoints new president

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, Toronto, announced the appointment of Jennifer Fox as president. Fox succeeds Chris Cahill, who will focus on his duties as chief operating officer of Fairmont Raffles Hotels International, Fairmont’s parent company.

With more than 25 years of hospitality experience, Fox arrives at Fairmont from InterContinental Hotels Group, where she most recently served as chief operating officer, managed operations, Continental Europe, responsible for operations, financial performance, talent management and service delivery. Prior to that, she held a range of senior leadership positions in brand marketing, including global brand manager for both Sheraton and InterContinental, and also served as general manager at hotels in Hong Kong, Europe, Australia and the United States.

“Fairmont is already one of the world’s most distinctive brands,” Fox said. “I have always admired Fairmont, so I am excited to be given the opportunity to lead the Fairmont team as we continue to grow and introduce the brand to new markets around the world, while continuing to provide an unrivalled experience for our guests and deliver and enhance value for all of our stakeholders.”

Jennifer Fox
Jennifer Fox