99. JS Anand

Company: LEVA Hotels
Designation: Founder and CEO
Nationality: Canadian
Sector: Hotels and Resorts

Anand founded LEVA Hotels in 2019. The group manages eight hotels, with a total of 894 keys across Jeddah and Africa, as well as its flagship 184-room LEVA Hotel Mazaya Centre in Dubai. The brand also manages Resivation, a co-living property in Al Furjan in Dubai. In October 2022, the group signed a management agreement for an airport hotel in Jeddah and introduced the first EKONO by LEVA brand in Saudi Arabia. Anand has 25 years of industry experience. He previously held roles at Louvre Hotels, Marriott International, and Hilton.