Denver, Colo. — Global student housing operator Yugo has appointed Aly El-Bassuni to the role of chief executive officer.
In his new role, El-Bassuni will lead the Denver-based company with a focus on strategic growth, embedding value and driving global operational performance for stakeholders. El-Bassuni has over 20 years of experience in the hospitality sector. Most recently, he served as COO of Radisson Hotels for the Americas.
“I am very pleased to welcome Aly to our business,” says Nicholas Porter, founder and executive chair of Yugo. “His in-depth knowledge of the US and international markets within the hospitality industry will support us to deliver our global strategy in student housing across the world. Aly is a talented leader who embodies our values. I am sure that he will have a hugely positive influence on the business and indeed on the lives of the students who live with us.”