Monday, December 4, 2023

Alan Leibman Promoted to CEO Kerzner International, Parent Company of Atlantis Resorts

Paradise Island, Bahamas — Sol Kerzner, Chairman of Kerzner International Holdings Limited (the “Company”), which through its subsidiaries, is a leading international developer and operator of destination resorts, casinos and luxury hotels, is pleased to announce the appointment of Alan Leibman as Chief Executive Officer of the Company, effective immediately. Sol Kerzner will remain as Chairman of the Company and will work closely with Leibman on the overall corporate strategy and planned growth of the Atlantis and One&Only brands worldwide.

“Over the last 17 years Alan has contributed extensively to Kerzner’s success, and his vast experience in this industry makes him an ideal CEO to lead Kerzner into the future,” said Sol Kerzner, Chairman of the Kerzner International Board of Directors. “Alan has a great deal of passion and commitment to both our employees and our guests. As CEO, Alan will lead the executive management team and will be actively engaged in all aspects of the business. I firmly believe this new organizational structure and focus will best ensure the future success and growth of Kerzner International.”

Leibman joined Kerzner in 1994, and has held positions of strategic importance, including Chief Operating Officer of Atlantis, Paradise Island in the Bahamas, President/Managing Director of the early development phase of Mazagan Beach Resort, President/Managing Director of Atlantis, The Palm in Dubai and most recently, Regional President of Europe, Africa and the Middle East.

“I am truly pleased to take on this new role as CEO at this exciting time in the Company’s history,” said Alan Leibman. “I have been fortunate enough to have learned and developed under Sol’s leadership for the past 17 years and couldn


Kerzner International Holdings Limited, through its subsidiaries, is a leading international developer and operator of destination resorts, casinos and luxury hotels. Kerzner’s flagship brand is Atlantis, which includes Atlantis, Paradise Island, a 2,317 room ocean-themed destination resort in The Bahamas, as well as The Cove Atlantis and The Reef Atlantis in The Bahamas and Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai, a 1,500-room, water-themed resort on The Palm, overlooking the Arabian sea and mainland Dubai. Mazagan Beach Resort, a 500-room destination casino resort in Morocco, sits on one of Morocco’s most beautiful beaches, south-west of Casablanca. Kerzner also manages seven of the top-rated luxury resort properties in the world, under the One&Only brand, located in The Bahamas, Mexico, Mauritius, the Maldives, South Africa and Dubai. For more information concerning Kerzner and its operating subsidiaries, visit

Joe Kleiman
Joe Kleiman
Raised in San Diego on theme parks, zoos, and IMAX films, InPark's Senior Correspondent Joe Kleiman would expand his childhood loves into two decades as a projectionist and theater director within the giant screen industry. In addition to his work in commercial and museum operations, Joe has volunteered his time to animal husbandry at leading facilities in California and Texas and has played a leading management role for a number of performing arts companies. Joe previously served as News Editor and has remained a contributing author to InPark Magazine since 2011. HIs writing has also appeared in Sound & Communications, LF Examiner, Jim Hill Media, The Planetarian, Behind the Thrills, and MiceChat His blog, takes an unconventional look at the attractions industry. Follow on twitter @ThemesRenewed Joe lives in Sacramento, California with his wife, dog, and a ghost.

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