Executive Board Member
CEO, Gabala Hospitality Group
Shebnem Ferman is the CEO of Gabala Hospitality Group, the hospitality management company in beautiful Gabala region of Azerbaijan, including six exceptional hotels, Tufandag Ski Resort and Gabaland Amusement Park.
Prior to her adventure within hospitality world, she enjoyed gaining experience from numerous industry leading companies in different fields such as advertising, automobile, education and consultancy in three different continents. She joined the hospitality industry 8 years ago in Canada’s biggest Casino Resorts Corporation, later continued with Absheron Hotel Group, by managing Sales and Marketing Department for two luxury Autograph Collection hotels in Shahdag Ski Resort. She became part of Gilan Holding team five years ago, as a General Manager of Tufandag Ski Resort and five-star Tufandag Mountain Resort Hotel, and later appointed CEO of Gabala Hospitality Group in 2019.
She pursued her higher education goals starting with BCs in Finance, following by 3 post graduate degrees in France, including Masters in International Business Management and different certificate programs in Canada.
She has been actively involved in different volunteering projects, including F1 races since 2016th.