According to the Travel + Leisure Magazine, Nihi Sumba Island, which is also known as Nihiwatu was voted the best hotel two times. It even beat Brando, a luxurious island resort in the Indonesia. The 5-star hotel was built by Chris Burch, a fashion mogul who is known for founding internationally recognized fashion brands. In 2012, James McBride and Burch bought a beach hostel along the island of Indonesia. The two spent more than $30 million to renovate the resort, which they later reopen in 2015 as a 5-star resort. More of this on businessinsider.com. According to the fashion mogul, they bought the beach hostel as a piece that can be preserved and later on give returns to the society.
Mr. Chris Burch is the Chief Executive Officer and Founder of BCC (Burch Creative Capital). The company was founded based on the expression of the investment philosophy of Chris Burch. The investment philosophy revolves around the application of imagination, incubation, new market opportunities, creativity, and positive impact on consumers. Check burchcreativecapital.com. He is also an active investor in many businesses ranging from industries to fashion brand. Mr. Chris devoted his career in fashion branding and is currently applying his sense of sales and marketing to business interests including technology, hospitality, financial services, and consumer products. In 2014, Chris partnered with DeGeneres to introduce a lifestyle brand known as ED. Later in 2015, Chris also launched Cocoon9, special prefab homes with contemporary design and sophisticated furnishes. For Burch latest cool offering in the market, click inc.com.
Chris Burch has more than 40 years of experience as an entrepreneur and investor. His experience has helped many companies achieve their goals. By combing the understanding of the behavior of consumers with international experience, Burch has built a good track record of linking businesses with innovative ideas. For example, Creative Capital has a diverse investment portfolio. The company is supporting many lifestyles and consumer products ranging from home furnishing, apparel, retail, to hospitality.
Besides being an entrepreneur, Mr. Chris Burch is also an active philanthropist. He was a board member of RIOF (Rothman Institute Orthopedic Foundation). He was also the former President of PHCB (Pierre Hotel Co-op Board). Burch has also contributed a lot of funds toward charitable initiatives for several foundations such as Sumba Foundation, Mt. Sinai Hospital, and CASW (China Association of Social Work).
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