Gerard J Inzerillo
Chief Executive Officer
, as he
is known by most in the business, is a visionary known for his
trademark innovation and his
extensive network of contacts in tourism, hospitality, entertainment and business, cultivated during his
four decades as a manager and executive in the hospitality and entertainment industries.
storied career, Inzerillo
has developed some of the world's most famous and successful lifestyle brands in tourism and entertainment.
stewardship has been instrumental in the success of breakthrough hotel properties, such as Atlantis and One&Only Resorts, Ian Schrager Hotels, Four Seasons and Hilton Hotels
From 2012 to 2014, Inzerillo served as the president and CEO of IMG Artists, the global leader in artist management, performing arts and lifestyle events planning.
At IMG Artists, Inzerillo directed global strategies for the company's music, events, festivals, government consulting and artist and facility management businesses.
manages the careers of more than 500 artists and produces 25,000 musical and lifestyle events annually.
Before coming to IMG, Inzerillo was president of Kerzner Entertainment Group, where he served from 1991 to 2011.
While there, he
was responsible for raising the visibility of the company and the profile of its properties in the Bahamas, Dubai, the Indian Ocean, Mexico, Morocco, Africa, Mauritius and Maldives, as well as conceptualizing and positioning its One&Only Resorts
Inzerillo oversaw the production and launch of several legendary properties, including the opening of the billion-dollar Phase III of Atlantis in the Bahamas in May of 2007 and the $1.5 billion Atlantis-Dubai on Palm Island in 2008, which received worldwide media coverage and was featured on the cover of Newsweek.
From 1991 to 1996, Inzerillo served as chief operating officer of Sun City, the unique South African resort complex built by Sol Kerzner.
resides in New York City with his wife, former CNN news anchor Prudence Solomon, and their daughter, Helena Zakade, who was named by her godfather, Nelson Mandela.