Ari Kahn, Ph.D. - Co-Chairman
Ari Kahn is the Co-Chairman & CEO of Great Land Holdings G.P. L.L.C., the General Partner for Great Land Holdings L.P. Ari joined Great Land Holdings after founding FatWire Software and building it into a leading multinational software company with operations in 13 countries. Ari’s experience building and managing multinational corporations enables him to create an organization at Great Land Holdings where communication across multiple locations is excellent and developments .
Ari has managed real estate investments since 2000 with properties in New York, Florida, and Belize. As an experienced investor and leader in start-up companies, Ari evaluates growth opportunities relative to risk and guides corporate investment to maximize return. Prior to FatWire, Ari was a research scientist at Hughes Research Labs. Ari holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from University of Chicago.
Mark Kremin - Co-Chairman
Mark Kremin is the Co-Chairman of Great Land Holdings G.P. L.L.C. and is one of the Company’s organizational limited partners. Mr. Kremin has been an officer of Teekay Corporation since 2000, including Vice President and Associate General Counsel. Currently, Mr. Kremin holds the position of Vice President of Gas Services and is part of a general management team that manages a diverse staff of a multibillion dollar corporation. Mr. Kremin received his bachelor’s degree from University of Pittsburgh in 1993 and received his J.D. from Brooklyn Law School in 1997.
Hugh O'Brien - VP Business Development
Hugh O’Brien is the Vice President for Business Development for Great Land Holdings G.P. L.L.C. and is co-founder for Green Trees and Cayo River Valley Properties Ltd., two of the subsidiaries of GLH. Hugh has been associated with the General Partners of GLH since 2005 and joined the GLH management team in February 2008.
Hugh has worked with the Government of Belize for over 20 years, serving as a senior manager in various Government Departments and Ministries. Prior to joining GLH, Hugh served for three years as the Chief Executive Officer in the Ministry of National Development in Belize, where he had responsibility and chaired committees and boards for national planning, national statistics, investment, gaming and casino operations, development concessions, export processing and commercial free zones, international financial institutions and development cooperation.
Hugh has a Masters Degree in Agronomy from the University of the West Indies in Trinidad and Tobago. He has also benefited from numerous training and on-the-job experience in personnel management and business.