Ezio A. Indiani, General Manager Hotel Principe di Savoia in Milan and EHMA National Delegate Italy since 2010, has been elected President during the 46th Annual General Meeting of the European Hotel Managers Association held at the The Westin Paris-Vendôme in Paris from February 15 to 17 and will remain in office for three years from 2019 to 2021. The new Executive Committee, to be presided over by Ezio A. Indiani, is composed by Verena Radlgruber-Forstinger (First Vice President), Panagiotis (Panos) Almyrantis (Vice President) and Johanna Fragano (Treasurer). “EHMA is a dynamic association that gathers the best of the hotel managers in Europe – comments Indiani – Under my presidency I intend to involve all members in order to fully capitalize the vast professional and human experience existing in our organization. EHMA must be rich in new initiatives to implement and promote all along the year”.
Ezio A. Indiani (Italy), 66 years, has built a prestigious international career exclusively in 5-star luxury hotels in the UK, Italy, the Dominican Republic and Switzerland. Besides the famous Hotel Principe di Savoia in Milan of the Dorchester Collection, where he is General Manager since 2005, he has managed some of the iconic hotels in the world, such as the Hotel Eden in Rome, the Hotel Des Bergues in Geneva and Villa d’Este in Cernobbio.
Ezio A. Indiani has gained an international reputation for his achievements, both operational and financial, his innovative creativity, his skills in managing complex and challenging refurbishments, in relaunching luxury properties, in keeping abreast with trends and obtaining customer and staff satisfaction. The hotels he has managed have constantly ranked at the top of the international hotel lists.
During his career, Indiani has received numerous awards as best Hotel Manager. Moreover, he has been appointed Knight of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic and has received the “Star of Merit for Labor” assigned by the President of the Italian Republic. He has received additional awards from the Guido Carli Foundation and the Ambrogino d'Oro from the Municipality of Milan for his contribution to the social aspects of life, towards which he has dedicated much time and personal attention.
Ezio A. Indiani, member since 1996, is very active within the association both at European and National level. He chaired the Organizing Committee of EHMA Milano 2013 and organized several meetings of the Management Council in Italian venues. The Italian Delegation is having a great success under its guidance by carrying out very interesting projects such as Mentoring, Hotel Manager Certification, relationship with hotel schools as well as italian artistic cultural and also organizing high-level national meetings.
The First Vice President, Verena Radlgruber-Forstinger, Austrian, since 2008 is General Manager of the Radisson Blu Style Hotel Vienna. She is an active and dedicated member of EHMA since 2005, acted as Chairlady in the organization of the Annual General Meeting held in Vienna in March 2012. She is National Delegate Central Europe since 2015 and 1st Vice President EHMA since 2016.
The Second Vice President, Panagiotis (Panos) Almyrantis, Greek, since 2010 is General Manager of the Daios Cove Luxury Resort & Villas in the island of Crete, a luxury hotel winner of numerous international awards. Member EHMA since 2006, he was elected by the Association Hotel Manager of the Year 2014 and will be National Delegate Greece & Cyprus for the term 2019-2021.