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Jerry Inzerillo

7. Jerry Inzerillo

Company: Diriyah Gate Development Authority (DGDA)

Designation: Group CEO

Country: Saudi Arabia

Nationality: American

Sector: Tourism

Inzerillo was appointed to his current role in 2018, leading a $50.6 billion development project. In December 2021, DGDA announced 14 global hotel brands that will be opened in Diriyah, out of a planned 38. These include Address Hotels & Resorts, the Hyatt Hotels Corporation, Ritz-Carlton, Raffles, the Rosewood Hotel Group, and Oberoi Hotels & Resorts. Inzerillo is also the vice chairman of the Forbes Travel Guide, having previously been its CEO for four years. He has nearly 50 years of industry experience and has worked with brands including One&Only Resorts, Ian Schrager Hotels, Four Seasons, and Hilton.