On May 1, 2012 Alex Slesar has joined Azimut Hotels Company as Director for Acquisitions & Development (Europe Russia CIS). From February 2010 until his recent appointment with Azimut Hotels, Alex served as Executive Vice President and Head of Hotel Investments, Russia & CIS with Jones Lang LaSalle Hotels. Before joining Jones Lang LaSalle, Alex held the position of Vice President for Development and served on the management board of Mirax Group. From 2003 until 2008, Alex oversaw development efforts in the region for Hyatt International (EMEA), including as the company Vice President for Development and Acquisitions with for Russia CIS & Central Europe. Alex studied at the Kiev State Linguistic University (Ukraine) and Principia College (USA).