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Oceânico Group Announces New Management Structure

11.16am 4th August 2015 - People

Amendoeira Golf Resort Faldo Course #1
Amendoeira Golf Resort Faldo Course #1

Oceânico Group, the leading Algarve-based resort and golf owner-operator announced today, a change in its management structure. With immediate effect Mr. Gerry Fagan has stepped down from his positions in Oceânico Lusoirlandês, S.A., Morgado da Lameira, S.A., Estrela da Luz, S.A. and Sociropa, S.A. and, as a consequence, neither he nor Mr. Simon Burgess have any further involvement or relationship with any of the companies mentioned above or with Oceânico Golf, S.A..

Furthermore, Oceânico Group is delighted to announce that Mr. Christopher Howell will continue in the position of Chairman of the Board, while Mr. Heitor Tomás will remain in the position of Group Finance Director. Both have been reappointed for a further four years as Main Board Directors. In addition, Mr. Christopher Stilwell, Oceânico Golf CEO, will join them on the Board of Directors of Oceânico Golf, S.A..

It should be further noted that RLHC Resort Lazer, S.G.P.S., S.A. and RLHC Resort Lazer II, S.G.P.S., S.A. are now the shareholders of the above mentioned group of companies.

Christopher Howell, Group Chairman commented: “I would like to take this opportunity to thank both Gerry and Simon for their years of work on the Managing Board and obviously for their role as founders, as well as wish them all the best in their future endeavours.

“This is an exciting time for the Oceânico Group following on from last week’s announcement of record golf booking figures for the upcoming months of September and October as well as our major property launch in the Algarve.”

A popular tourist destination, the Algarve is a well-established location for Northern European golfers searching for year-round sunshine, cultural and leisure attractions and, of course, Oceânico’s outstanding courses, accommodation and facilities, which continue to grow in popularity.

Most notably, the brand’s Amendoeira Golf Resort continues welcoming a growing number of golfers from key markets, with its two championship courses, designed by Ryder Cup legends, Nick Faldo and Christy O’Connor Jnr, and exceptional on-site accommodation. Add to that the Golf Academy & Fitting suite and recreational facilities, including two five-a-side Astroturf football pitches, six tennis courts, beach volleyball/football, a gymnasium, shop and bar. Guests can also explore a plethora of local attractions from Water Park and boat trips, to horse riding.

Amendoeira is located in central Algarve near the historic town of Silves and 45km from Faro airport. Other popular resorts include Belmar Spa & Beach Resort, which overlooks the beautiful Porto Mos beach in Lagos and is 5km from Praia de Luz and Baia da Luz Beach resorts situated 200m from the beach within the town of Praia da Luz,

Guests can book the most convenient flight times with several airlines including Monarch, British Airways and EasyJet from the UK. Aerlingus operates flights from the Republic of Ireland. Ryanair also now offers flights to Faro from the UK, Republic of Ireland and many other European destinations.

Oceânico provides an unforgettable holiday experience for all and allows holidaymakers, golfers, large groups and professional sports teams to tailor-make their holidays. Oceânico prides itself on its personal customer service that ensures a truly memorable holiday from start to finish.

Oceânico Group

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