John ShamonChief Technical Service Officer
John Shamon, Chief Technical Service Officer, Kerzner International, is a life-long hotelier with over 40 years of experience garnered at leading hotel brands around the world. Mr. Shamon is responsible for implementing design and development standards across new projects of the Kerzner International flagship brand Atlantis, as well as the One&Only Resorts portfolio and Mazagan Beach & Golf Resort in Morocco. He is involved in the management of development and projects from the pre-design stage through to the opening and he plays a key role in the expansion of Kerzner International’s brands, including Atlantis and One&Only Resorts presently in development.
During his notable career, Mr. Shamon has worked on over 90 new and renovated hotel projects across 20 countries. His extensive international expertise includes a long tenure in the luxury segment, as well as experience in operational leadership roles and leading development business objectives.
Mr. Shamon joined Kerzner from Rosewood Hotel Group where he held the position of Senior Vice President, Design and Project Services. Prior to this, he worked at Mandarin Oriental Group as Head of Technical Services for five years, based at the group’s headquarters in Hong Kong. John also spent over 10 years with Hyatt in their Asia Pacific Regional Office.