Schrager Co. hires ex-Morgans exec Nekhamkin as acquisitions VP

NEW YORK CITY Ian Schrager Co. has hired Ana Nekhamkin as vice president of acquisitions and development, responsible for new business development for the company. She will be based in New York City and report directly to Ian Schrager.

She was most recently director of development in London for Morgans Hotel Group, where she oversaw the company’s expansion efforts in Europe and the Middle East. During her five years at Morgans, Nekhamkin also evaluated management and joint venture opportunities in the Americas and was actively involved in the company’s capital markets activities, restructuring initiatives and assets sales. Previously, she served as an analyst for Morgan Stanley’s Real Estate Group.

“We are committed to growing Ian Schrager Co. and our two new hotel brands,” says Ian Schrager. “Ana’s background in brand repositioning, acquisitions and development makes her a strong asset to the company.”

Nekhamkin is a graduate of The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, where she received a cachelor of science in economics with a concentration in finance.