Wale had been CEO at Kerzner International, where he join the board earlier this month after a reshuffle.
Geoffrey Kent, co-chairman, said: “Michael Wale has a remarkable track record of steering leading luxury brands towards unequaled heights. We look forward to working with him to elevate Abercrombie & Kent’s profile and achieve even higher standards of excellence.”
Wale, who is currently based in Dubai and will be relocating to Monaco, said: “I am thrilled to be joining the team at Abercrombie & Kent at this pivotal time in the company’s history. I have traveled with A&K before and understand its distinctive approach to luxury experiential travel. I also look forward to working with Geoffrey and Manfredi, two titans of the travel industry, to build a bright future for our guests, partners and staff.”