With a solid background in the hotel industry, Marie Herrey takes over as CEO of Icehotel in Jukkasjärvi. Marie has a long and strong experience in the hotel and destination industry with roles such as Hotel Manager for Grand Hotel Saltsjöbaden, Novi Resort Visby, Vår Gård, and Vildmarkshotellet Kolmården. In addition to her long career in the hospitality industry, she has also worked in the fashion industry, and as a real estate agent at Sotheby's in California.
"With great anticipation, joy, and humility, I look forward to the new chapter in my life as CEO of Icehotel. It is an honor to work with such a strong, genuine, and exciting brand. Jukkasjärvi will be my new home and I long to work in such a beautiful environment, get to know my new colleagues, and of course, meet guests from all corners of the world," says Marie Herrey.
Marie, who currently lives in Stockholm, will move up north in connection with her taking on her new position at Icehotel.
"From the board and the owners, we are very happy that Marie was attracted to live and work in Jukkasjärvi. Marie has the experience, energy, and power needed to continue to develop the business and the vision "to create life-enriching moments" together with the other management", says Mats Svensson, Chairman of the Board of Icehotel.
Marie Herrey will take up her new position on September 1st. She succeeds the current CEO Malin Franck.
"Icehotel has a lot to thank Malin and the management for. We feel incredible gratitude for Malin's leadership and the efforts she has made to create a professional organization and ensure Icehotel during and after the pandemic," says Mats Svensson, Chairman of the Board of Icehotel.