Fernando Eiroa is the Chief Executive Officer of Dubai Holding Entertainment, one of the largest and most diversified entertainment groups in the MENA region. Dubai Holding Entertainment’s portfolio comprises Dubai’s leading leisure attractions, as well as media and entertainment platforms and venues such as Ain Dubai, Global Village, Motiongate, Bollywood, Legoland Parks , Lapita Hotel, ARN radio stations, Roxy Cinemas, Coca Cola arena, amongst others. Fernando brings over two decades of solid knowledge in the Entertainment and Leisure Industry and a passion for positive change. He combines sound international leadership experience with being an accomplished team player. He served as CEO in private-equity owned CircusTrix Holdings (US), Palace Entertainment Inc (US), and Parques Reunidos (Spain) that he led to its IPO. He has been a member of the board of trustees to Concordia University Irvine, the board of directors of the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions, the University of California Irvine Chief Executive Roundtable and chairman of the Parques Reunidos Foundation. Fernando graduated in Marketing and Business Administration from EIDE, holds a Master of Business Administration from Anglia Ruskin University, and an Advanced Management Program from the Paul Merage School of Business , University of California Irvine. Originally from Madrid, Spain, he came to Dubai from California, US, where he moved fifteen years ago with his wife and two daughters.
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As the recently appointed CEO of one of the largest attraction operators across the MENA region, Ferando Eiroa is setting strategy for multiple theme parks, entertainment experiences and the world’s…