Ecolab and EHL Alliance Forge Partnership to Shape the Future of Hospitality
A Commitment to Education and Innovation
Lausanne, Switzerland – [December 06, 2023] – Ecolab, a global sustainability leader offering water, hygiene and infection prevention solutions and services, today announced an investment in the talent and future of the hospitality industry. Drawing on its 100 years of experience supporting the industry, Ecolab is joining forces with industry icon EHL Hospitality Business School to shape the industry´s future. Founded in 1893 as the world’s first hotel school, EHL is a pioneer of hospitality management education and frequently ranks first among the world’s best universities for hospitality management studies. With campuses in Switzerland and Singapore, EHL offers a wide range of programs, from apprenticeships to master's degrees, as well as professional and executive education, designed to prepare students for successful careers in the hospitality industry.
This collaboration marks the beginning of a five-year agreement between Ecolab and EHL Alliance, EHL’s exclusive global network of partner companies, to support the development of future hospitality leaders and advance the industry through innovation. A foundational part of the hospitality industry that counts the world´s largest hospitality brands amongst its customers, Ecolab will provide EHL with access to its industry-leading expertise and resources. This includes opportunities for students to gain hands-on experience through internships and projects, and provides access to Ecolab’s latest hospitality-focused technologies and solutions.
“We are excited to partner with EHL Hospitality Business School to shape the future of hospitality and bring our expertise to EHL Alliance, a fantastic network of industry leaders,” said Soraya Hlila, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Institutional Europe, Ecolab. “Ecolab is committed to supporting the development of future hospitality leaders and advancing the industry through innovation,” added Lukas Frommenwiler, Global Corporate Account Manager and Country Manager Switzerland, Ecolab.
“We are delighted to welcome Ecolab as a strategic partner to EHL Alliance,” said Valérie De Corte, Global Alliance & Partnership Director at EHL. "Ecolab stands out as a prominent global player in the hospitality industry, and we foresee that this collaboration will bring significant benefits to our students and faculty, contributing to our ongoing commitment of delivering top-notch education in hospitality management."
A trusted partner for millions of customers, Ecolab (NYSE:ECL) is a global sustainability leader offering water, hygiene and infection prevention solutions and services that protect people and the resources vital to life. With annual sales of $14 billion and 47,000 associates, Ecolab delivers comprehensive solutions for the food, healthcare, life sciences, hospitality and industrial markets in more than 170 countries. Ecolab’s solutions help customers achieve sustainability and operational excellence. For more information, visit ecolab.com
About EHL Group
EHL Group is the global reference in education, innovation and consulting for the hospitality and service sector.
With expertise dating back to 1893, EHL Group now offers a wide range of leading educational programs from apprenticeships to master's degrees, as well as professional and executive education, on three campuses in Switzerland and Singapore. EHL Group also offers consulting and certification services to companies and learning centers around the world.
True to its values and committed to building a sustainable world, EHL Group's purpose is to provide education, services and working environments that are people-centered and open to the world.
EHL Group owns EHL Alliance which is forging a global professional network that brings industry and academic leaders together to share best practices and resources for the latest trends, events and innovations related to the hospitality sector. www.ehlgroup.com
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