Demian Hodari
Demian Hodari

Demian Hodari

Professor of Strategic Management at Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne, HES-SO // University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland

Demian Hodari is an Associate Professor of Strategic Management at the Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL). The EHL Strategy Challenge, which he founded, was recently recognized as a best teaching practice. His research, for which he has won numerous awards, currently focuses on the evolving roles of hotel owners, asset managers and general managers, and on the performance implications of different hotel ownership and management structures.
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Demian Hodari is an Associate Professor of Strategic Management at the Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL). The EHL Strategy Challenge, which he founded, was recently recognized as a best teaching practice. His research, for which he has won numerous awards, currently focuses on the evolving roles of hotel owners, asset managers and general managers, and on the performance implications of different hotel ownership and management structures. He frequently moderates industry conferences and panel discussions.
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Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL) is an ambassador for traditional Swiss hospitality and has been a pioneer in hospitality education since 1893. It has created and inspired a unique professional community of 25,000 hospitality managers, united by the values and the legacy of EHL. EHL offers five academic programs; a Bachelor, a Master of Science, an MBA, an Executive MBA and a Master Class. The academic portfolio is developed to evolve and adapt to the needs of both the industry and the students, and offers a wide range of possibilities that make an EHL education flexible and accessible to young talents from all around the world. EHL is regularly recognized as the best hotel management school in the world, offering university studies to over 2,600 enthusiastic and talented students from 107 different nationalities. EHL is a member of EHL SA, a Group dedicated to hospitality management education.
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