Auberge Resorts Appoints Randolph Weisz Executive Advisor to Senior Management Team
Mar 31, 2014
MILL VALLEY, CALIF. (April 1, 2014) – Auberge Resorts, operator and owner of boutique luxury hotels, resorts, residences and private clubs across North America, announced today that Randolph Weisz, a former Executive Vice President at Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, will join the company as Executive Advisor to the Senior Management Team. Weisz will be an integral force in the global expansion of Auberge Resorts. Throughout his association with Four Seasons, Weisz was involved in the structuring and implementing of transactions involving more than 50 hotels and resorts, including a significant number with residential properties. He was also involved in all of the corporate transactions critical to the emergence of Four Seasons as a globally recognized hospitality brand.
“Randy’s success completing property and corporate transactions at Four Seasons was very attractive to us, as we are actively expanding to new markets,” said Craig Reid, CEO of Auberge Resorts. “His demonstrated expertise negotiating business and financial terms for new properties and corporate investments will be a valuable asset to help us achieve our growth objectives, and given his industry background, he understands the long-term strategic goals of Auberge, our employees, and our guests.”
In his role at Four Seasons as Executive Vice President of Business Administration and General Counsel, Weisz was responsible for managing the worldwide business and legal affairs of the company relating to property investments and other corporate investments and initiatives. “Randy worked closely with Four Seasons hotel owners, developers and investors to fashion win/win partnerships to achieve their financial objectives, and that effort will be one of his key roles at Auberge Resorts,” said Craig Reid, CEO of Auberge Resorts.
During his tenure, Weisz was also a member of the Management Committee, comprised of the eight most senior executives at Four Seasons, responsible for running the business of Four Seasons worldwide.
“We are so pleased to have Randy join the Auberge Resorts family during this exciting growth phase and look forward to sharing more good news in the coming months,” said Mark Harmon, Managing Partner of Auberge Resorts.
Dan Friedkin, Chairman of the Board, added, “Randy will provide strategic advice and direction to our Senior Management Team and is an ideal addition to our development and acquisition efforts. His proven track record of developing and maintaining luxury hospitality properties, coupled with his long-term relationships in the hospitality industry, will add momentum to our growth trajectory.”
Prior to joining Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, Weisz was a Partner at the Goodmans LLP law firm, where he practiced corporate and commercial law with a special focus on financing and restructuring.
About Auberge Resorts
Auberge Resorts is a collection of exceptional hotels, resorts, residences and private clubs, each with a unique personality that assures a memorable guest experience. While Auberge Resorts nurtures the individuality of each establishment, all are characterized by a set of communal elements: intimate, understated elegance; captivating locations that inspire exceptional cuisine and spa experiences; and gracious yet unobtrusive service. Among the Auberge collection of distinctive properties are: Auberge du Soleil, Napa Valley, Calif.; Calistoga Ranch, Napa Valley, Calif.; Solage Calistoga, Napa Valley, Calif; Esperanza, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico; Hotel Jerome, Aspen, Colo.; the Malliouhana Hotel & Spa, Anguilla; The Auberge Residences at Element 52, Telluride, Colo.; and Pronghorn Resort, Bend, Ore., with several others currently in development. For more information about Auberge Resorts, please visit http://www.aubergeresorts.com/. Follow Auberge Resorts on Facebook at facebook.com/AubergeResorts and on Twitter at @AubergeResorts.