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Jan Erik Redrupp

Jan Erik Redrupp

Jan Redrupp brings more than twenty years of strategic leadership and operations experience in the hospitality and entertainment arena. After a successful stint with Dubai Holding where he led development of the world's most ambitious tourism project, he co-founded Stratford Hospitality. During his time in Dubai, he led the negotiations team that built strategic partnerships with five internationally renowned brands. He also managed the design and development team for six theme parks and eight hotels - a total investment value of more than $8 billion.

For more than a decade prior, Jan held significant leadership positions within the Walt Disney Company. As the company's youngest general manager in Paris, he headed union negotiations for theme parks and resorts.  After relocating to the US in 2000, he became general manager of Disney's All-Star Resort - a 5,760 room, full-service resort that produced $150 million in annual NOI. Jan was quickly promoted to manage operations at Disney's Hollywood Studios - the world's fifth largest theme park with over eight million annual visitors and $350 million in NOI.

Jan's extensive knowledge and experience in resort hospitality began in 1990, when he started his career with Club Med and helped managed twelve luxury resorts across three continents.

Jan holds a degree in German and a minor in Political Science from Furman University in South Carolina. He is fluent in French, German and English - making him a proven and successful negotiator and partner across cultural lines.