Michael Ryan

Office: +1 345 946 3804
Fax: +1 345 945 2472

PO Box 30994
Grand Cayman KY1-1204
Cayman Islands

www.shark.com

Simon Cooper

President & Managing Director Asia Pacific for Marriott International, Inc & Former President & COO, The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C.

In 2004 Simon Cooper had the following to say about Michael Ryan, “I have known Michael Ryan for three years in business related to The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman project. My impression is that he is very focused on bringing the project to fruition no matter how challenging the business and physical environment. He is passionate in pursuit of his vision, with a personal commitment to the project and everyone associated with it.”

 

About Simon Cooper:

Simon F. Cooper became President and Managing Director, Asia Pacific in September 2010. He oversees the operation, development and strategic positioning of the brands and luxury groups in Asia Pacific. Mr. Cooper served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Ritz-Carlton from February 2001 until he assumed his current position, after a distinguished career with Marriott Lodging, including serving three years as President of Marriott Lodging Canada. His first hospitality job was with Canadian Pacific Hotels & Resorts. Among his many professional honors, Mr. Cooper has served on the Woodrow Wilson International Centre for Scholars, Canada Institute Advisory Board and as Chairman of the Board of Governors for Canada's University of Guelph. While he was President and COO of Ritz-Carlton, Mr. Cooper presided over a major expansion of the brand. In 2008 Mr. Cooper was named Corporate Hotelier of the World by HOTELS Magazine. In June of 2010, he received an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws from the University of Guelph. Born and educated in England, he earned an MBA from the University of Toronto.

Sir Richard Branson and Mike Ryan

Michael Ryan with Steve Case (Founder of AOL) and Congressman Robert Livingston

The Ritz-Carlton Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting 15 December 2005

Tony Blair and Mike Ryan

Greg Norman The Shark and Mike Ryan

The DeckHouses

Former tennis world no.1 Jim Courier and Michael Ryan

Aerial view of The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman

Mark O'Meara and Mike Ryan

Mike Ryan with Sheryl Crow

Mike Ryan with chef Eric Ripert

James Lapushner - Principal Anacott Capital, Guo Guangchang - Chairman Fosun International and Michael Ryan
Fosun’s Annual General Meeting in Shanghai – February 2015