In this role, Selva leads all operations for the company’s current portfolio consisting of three brands and a total of 12 properties. He will also oversee operations for the pipeline of soon-to-open hotels, with 10 debuts expected over the next three-five years. He is responsible for the financial performance across the SH Hotels portfolio and will work closely with the executive team to maximize performance across the board, according to the company.
“As we continue to grow the company, I am [excited] to be able to work with someone as accomplished as Marco to assure that our teams are maximizing their potential and that guests are getting the best possible service experience,” said Raul Leal, CEO, SH Hotels & Resorts.
Selva has more than 20 years of experience in luxury & lifestyle hospitality and asset management, including oversight of multiple international & domestic hotel projects at the regional and corporate levels. Most recently, he served as SVP, luxury & lifestyle hotels, Highgate. Prior to this, he supervised lifestyle hotels for SBE in Miami under the SLS and Hyde brands. He launched St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort & Residences and served as managing director. Prior, he was regional VP for Ritz Carlton, where we oversaw a portfolio of 20 hotels in the Southeast U.S., the Caribbean and Latin America.