Ennismore, a global lifestyle and leisure hospitality company, has appointed Jesper Soerensen as the General Manager of the brand-new resort SO/ Maldives opening in 2023.
Jesper will be responsible for overseeing the pre-opening of SO/ Maldives, which is set to open in Q4 2023 and will also drive the overall resort strategy, bringing the SO/ brand experiences of avant-garde design, playful luxury, and fashion to the Maldives.
“I am truly honoured for being appointed the role of General Manager at brand-new resort SO/ Maldives, I look forward to bringing this amazing brand and resort to life here in Maldives. It’s incredibly special and I genuinely can’t wait to share it not only with our guests but also the team. It is one of its kind here in the market and I feel all important elements for our guests, team and environment are added here” says Jesper Soerensen.
Jesper has an impressive background in the hospitality industry, working with some of the fast-growing, multi-cultural and international luxury brands in the world including urban hotels, beach resorts and luxury private island resorts.
Before rejoining SO/ Maldives, Jesper was at The Standard, Maldives where he has been the General Manager for the last three years. Prior to that, he was at Six Senses Singapore. Jesper started his career in food & beverage with Alan Yau at Hakkasan group and later joined Morgans Hotel Group at the iconic Sanderson and St Martin’s Lane Hotel, London. He later moved to Miami where he was the General Manager at the Shore Club for several years.
Jesper’s extensive experience in the hospitality industry, coupled with his passion for beach and luxury travel, makes him an excellent choice to lead the SO/ Maldives team.
SO/ Maldives invites guests to the front row and brings together a collection of bespoke beach-front and over-water villas, alongside a vibrant array of dining and entertainment experiences. Nestled on its own exclusive island overlooking the azure Emboodhoo Lagoon, SO/ Maldives is set to become a covetable destination for adventurous and sartorial travellers, easily whisking them away for a few relaxed days in the Maldives.
Ennismore is a global collective of entrepreneurial and founder-built brands with creativity & purpose at their heart, including SO/, Mondrian, Mama Shelter, SLS, Delano, The Hoxton, and 25 hours.