Asset Management Director
Galaxy Investment Group
Zhivko Ivanov holds the position Asset Management Director at Galaxy Investment Group Ltd. since 2012. He is responsible for all the hotels under the management/ownership by Galaxy Investment Group, including the five-stars city properties - Hilton Sofia and InterContinental Sofia – with 440 keys, as well as the seaside business of the company – consistent of 5*****, 4**** and 3*** hotels with more than 1 100 keys.
Prior to joining Galaxy Investment Group, Zhivko Ivanov was Commercial Director of the first private Bulgarian hotel chain - Sharlopov Hotels JSC, owning and operating hotels in Bulgaria and Germany. The start of his professional path in hospitality and tourism industry is back in 2004 as part of Hilton Sofia team. He also used to be a travel agent and part of the leading Bulgarian tour operator - Bohemia.
Currently, Mr. Ivanov is Vice-President of Bulgarian Union of Balneology and SPA Tourism, Member of the Tourism Council of the Mayor of Sofia and expert representative of Bulgaria’s National Board of Tourism in the commissions of Ministry of Tourism, responsible for changes in the tourism legislation of the country.
Galaxy Investment Group was established in 1999. Since then, the company has invested in, developed and managed a portfolio of successful projects in various categories of real estate – hotels, residential and holiday complexes, office buildings, retail and industrial projects. Positioned in key locations, they meet the modern development models of business, have a number of competitive advantages and generate continued interest from customers and investors.
Based on its rich experience in acquisition, planning, construction, management, assets sale and rent, Galaxy Investment Group has built a solid reputation as a trusted investment partner, by delivering high performance standards and creating relationships that are highly appreciated over time.