Top CEOs In The Middle East
Rank: #91

José Silva

Sector: Hospitality
Company: Jumeirah
Designation:  CEO
Nationality: Portugese
Residence: U.A.E.

A part of Dubai Holding, Jumeirah Group is one of the world’s largest hospitality groups, operating 25-branded properties across the globe with nearly 7,000 rooms and a global workforce of 13,500 employees across nine countries. With Silva at the helm, Jumeirah Group plans to increase its global footprint in 2021 by opening three new hotels in Oman, Saudi Arabia and Bali. Jumeriah also manages the Burj Al Arab, one of the most luxurious hotels in the world. Silva’s career spans three decades, 27 years of which he spent with Four Seasons before joining Jumeirah in 2018.