sbe Appoints Peter Chambers as Chief Information Officer

NEW YORK, NY. April 25, 2017 - sbe, the leading lifestyle hospitality company that develops, manages and operates award-winning hospitality venues globally, today announced that information technology executive Peter Chambers is joining as Chief Information Officer. In his role, Chambers will oversee information technology strategy, operations and data security programs across the sbe platform. He will be based in Miami, Florida.

"We are thrilled to have Peter join our executive team to manage our IT operations," stated Jorge Giannattasio, Chief Operating Officer at sbe. "With over 20 years of experience in the hospitality space, he will be a great asset as sbe continues to open new properties and rapidly expand across the globe."

"sbe is a powerhouse in the hospitality space and I look forward to driving technology as a key element of success for the company," stated Chambers. "Under Sam Nazarian's leadership, the company has developed monumentally in the past year, and I am excited to join such a thriving company to help ensure its systems are operating smoothly and keeping up with the growth."

Prior to his current position, Chambers served as Vice President of Technology at Viceroy Hotel Group. He was responsible for IT management, strategy and operations across multiple properties, brands and countries. Previously, he held senior technology positions at Vail Resorts, Olio Solutions, Combest and The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company. Chambers also worked in several hospitality roles at The Park Lane Hotel and Sheraton Belgravia in London.

Chambers holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Marketing and Modern Languages from the University of Surrey.

About sbe

Established in 2002 by Founder and CEO Sam Nazarian, sbe is a privately-held, leading lifestyle hospitality company that develops, manages and operates award-winning hotels, residences, restaurants and nightclubs. Through exclusive partnerships with cultural visionaries, sbe is devoted to creating extraordinary experiences throughout its proprietary brands with a commitment to authenticity, sophistication, mastery and innovation. Following the acquisition of Morgans Hotel Group, the pioneer of boutique lifestyle hotels, sbe has an unparalleled global portfolio featuring 23 world-class lifestyle hotel properties in 9 attractive gateway markets and more than 136 global world-renowned hotel, entertainment and food & beverage outlets. The company is uniquely positioned to offer a complete lifestyle experience - from nightlife, food & beverage and entertainment to hotels and residences, and through its innovative customer loyalty and rewards program, The Code, as well as its award-winning international real estate development subsidiary, Dakota Development - all of which solidify sbe as the preeminent leader across hospitality. sbe will continue its expansion with 13 hotel properties opening in the next two years (some with residences), including SLS Baha Mar, SLS Seattle, Mondrian Doha and Mondrian Dubai. The company's established and upcoming hotel brands include SLS Hotel & Residences, Delano, Mondrian, Redbury, Hyde Hotel & Residences, Clift, Hudson, Morgans, Royalton, Sanderson and St Martins Lane. In addition, sbe has the following internationally acclaimed restaurants and lounges: Katsuya, Cleo, The Bazaar by José Andrés, Fi'lia by Michael Schwartz, Umami Burger, Hyde Lounge and Skybar. More information about sbe can be obtained at sbe.com.

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