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The Resort Group PLC announces new Board of Directors

As part of the Group corporate strategy in Cape Verde, The Resort Group PLC has announced the new line up of its Board of Directors.

Robert Jarrett, as Founder & Executive Chairman of the Group along with Charles King, Chief Operations Officer have welcomed Kais Mbarek to the board. Kais Mbarek has assumed the position of Managing Director, with specific control of Cape Verde operations, and was appointed on to the main board in June 2021.

The Group is delighted with the new appointment of Kais Mbarek given his wealth of expertise within the hospitality industry and experience worldwide and within Cape Verde, which spans over a decade to date.

This corporate resolution reinforces the Group’s strategy and its commitment to the Country as it prepares to welcome back guests to its Resorts post the Covid-19 pandemic.


No seguimento da estratégia delineada para a sua operação em Cabo Verde, o The Resort Group Plc anuncia a alteração efetuada no seu Conselho de Administração.

Desde Junho de 2021, Kais Mbarek assumiu a posição de Managing Director com o pelouro de gestão das operações hoteleiras em Cabo Verde, juntando-se no Conselho de Administração do Grupo a Robert Jarrett, fundador e Presidente do Grupo e a Charles King, Chief Operations Officer.

O grupo felicita a nomeação de Kais Mbarek, executivo com elevada experiência internacional no setor hoteleiro e em Cabo Verde, sendo esta nomeação o corolário do seu percurso com o grupo há mais de uma década.

Esta reorganização do Conselho de Administração do grupo visa reforçar e dar resposta à estratégia e ao compromisso com Cabo Verde, numa altura em que as suas unidades hoteleiras têm vindo a retomar as suas operações após o início da pandemia causada pela Covid-19.


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Robert Jarrett

Founder and Executive Chairman

Founder and sole shareholder of The Resort Group PLC, Rob is an entrepreneur who established the Group in 2007 following successful development projects in Spain and Canada. Rob has a Financial Services background in Banking and the Prudential Corporation, and his areas of expertise include corporate strategy, sales and distribution, real estate development and corporate relations.

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Charlie King

Chief Operating Officer

Charlie King joined The Resort Group PLC in 2009 from his role as Head of UK Operations for Middle Eastern Developer, Damac. He has over 30 years’ experience in manufacturing, financial services and real estate sales. Formerly a Managing Director of a division of Friends Provident Estate Agents and subsequently Countrywide Group, Charlie has a wealth of experience in real estate sales, marketing, and operations.

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Kais Mbarek

Managing Director

With over 20 years of experience in Hospitality Industry and while working between Europe and Africa for various International Hotel Chains such as Meliá and Travco , Kais successfully created an outstanding reputation in the World of Tourism.

In 2017, Kais was selected as The best General Manager in Africa. https://www.hospitalitynet.org/news/4084428.html