Ledunfly Hospitality, part of the family office of Swiss businesswoman and philanthropist Dona Bertarelli, has appointed internationally renowned hotelier Grace Leo as CEO.

Ledunfly Hospitality’s portfolio includes Park Gstaad, a five-star luxury hotel, and the Geneva Country Club, both in Switzerland, as well as the Five Seas Hotel, a five-star boutique hotel in Cannes, France. A luxury resort is currently under development in the Exumas area of the Bahamas, which is scheduled for completion in 2020.

“I am delighted that Grace Leo will be leading Ledunfly Hospitality. She is a proven hotelier with exceptional development experience. We share the same vision for the future of the luxury hospitality market and the role we can play in it. I look forward to Grace growing the division in the years to com.”Dona Bertarelli

Recognised for her work as a pioneer in the design-led hotel sector, Grace Leo brings vast experience to the role of CEO. Her projects have spanned Europe, North America, South America, the Caribbean and Asia, including the recent management of a £350 million hotel and residential project named Ten Trinity Square in the City of London, which opened in January 2017.

In addition, Grace Leo has been a member of the Executive Committee of Leading Hotels of the World for nine years and has won numerous international awards.

“I am proud and excited to be heading Ledunfly Hospitality for Dona Bertarelli. Her passion, commitment and ambition for the business immediately attracted me to the role. I look forward to working with her to develop the portfolio in Europe and North America”Grace Leo