Qiddiya Press Release

Qiddiya Appoints CEO, Michael Reininger


Michael Reininger brings more than 30 years’ experience in the development of major projects and the start-up of unique companies, to his role as CEO of the Qiddiya Investment Company.

He joins the team from Florida East Coast Industries, the parent company of Brightline, where he served as President. Brightline is the recently launched express passenger rail service and related transit-oriented real estate development - the first such rail company in the United States in nearly a century.

Mr Reininger also served as Managing Partner for the Union Station Neighborhood Company located in Denver, Colorado, enjoyed a 12-year tenure with The Walt Disney Company, where he was responsible for large-scale resort developments in Florida and Europe, and started the Disney Cruise Line. He also worked as Executive Vice President and Chief Development Officer for AECOM, and Senior Vice President of Creative Services and Corporate Marketing for the St. Joe Company.

Educated as an Architect, he holds a Bachelor of Architecture, Design Specialisation, from Texas Tech University, USA.