Four Seasons names John Davison president/CEO

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Davison will lead Four Seasons' 115 hotels and resorts, which includes the Four Seasons Hotel and Residences Montreal. Photo credit: Four Seasons Hotel and Residences Montreal
John Davison. Photo credit: Four Seasons
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Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts appointed John Davison president/CEO. A 17-year veteran of the company, Davison has served as its interim CEO since year's end 2018.

“Since John assumed the interim role, Four Seasons has earned record financial results,” said Isadore Sharp, Four Seasons’ founder/CEO. “But just as importantly, over the years he has proven his dedication to advancing the vision and values of our company, earning the trust and respect of the entire board and management team as well as his colleagues throughout the world. John is a proven leader whose experience and strategic focus will further strengthen Four Seasons dominant position as the world’s leading luxury hospitality brand."

Davison joined Four Seasons in 2002 as SVP/project financing and two years later became SVP/residential, managing the company's residential business for 10 years before advancing to CFO in 2005. As CFO he oversaw corporate finance, operations finance and information systems and technology.

Before joining the company, he spent 14 years at Imax Corp., rising to president, COO and CFO.

Davison also currently serves on the board of directors for Canada Goose Holdings, Benevity and Imax China Holding.