New York City
Roland Fasel was appointed as COO for Aman in February 2017. In his role, he oversees all facets of Aman’s intricate hotel, resort and private residence operations and will help define the future vision and strategy of this very special brand. Formerly General Manager of The Dorchester and Regional Director for Dorchester Collection, Mr. Fasel has over 25 years of experience within the luxury hospitality industry. A natural leader he has opened, renovated and repositioned hotels across three continents. His career includes some of the most renowned luxury hotels and brands including Badrutt’s Palace, St Moritz, Four Seasons Hotels, Regent Hotels, Shangri-La in Asia, and most recently, his eight year tenure with the Dorchester Collection where, in his dual role, he was instrumental in growing their business, overseeing new openings, residences, spa and the repositioning of the Dorchester Collection brand. Commenting on his appointment, Roland says “Aman, with its pioneering spirit and uncompromisingly bespoke approach, has always been a brand that I have admired. I am looking forward to working with Aman’s Chairman, Vladislav Doronin, in leading the team and steering the brand as it continues its gentle evolution and enters into its fourth decade.” On talking about his priorities, he adds, “The continued integration of Aman Wellness, the forthcoming introduction of a new culinary concept and a robust pipeline of development projects are all high on my agenda. However, maintaining an ever-closer connection with our guests and continuing to enrich their experience remains the number one priority.” Roland Fasel is a graduate from Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne in his native Switzerland and later went on to gain an MBA from Golden Gate University in San Francisco.