Amaris Hospitality has made a number of new appointments to its senior management team, as it continues with its strategy to drive growth in the hotel market.
The new appointments are:
Joe Green as head of development who will be responsible for the development and implementation of the group’s property strategy and the identification of new growth and development opportunities.
Julieann Brennan, head of franchised hotels, with overall responsibility for the management of the group’s franchise properties, including its Hilton branded hotels.
Peter Stack, head of asset management – Accor Hotels, will have responsibility for the 21 Amaris Hospitality properties trading under Accor brands Mercure, MGallery and Ibis Styles currently managed by Accor.
Ciaran Lavery, head of design and construction for Jurys Inn & Franchised Hotels, will lead all aspects of renovations, rebrands, construction projects and miscellaneous capital and technical standards for the Jurys Inn and franchise divisions.
Richard Kiersey, property director – Accor Hotels, with responsibility for ensuring all aspects of technical services, maintenance and property are appropriately executed in the hotels managed by Accor.
Stephanie Gosling, head of revenue management, will lead the revenue strategy for all Amaris Hospitality business divisions.
Suzanne Cannon, head of marketing for Amaris Hospitality and Jurys Inn, with responsibility for the overall brand strategy for all the branded hotels in the Amaris Hospitality portfolio, as well as continuing to act as group marketing manager for Jurys Inn.
John Brennan, CEO of Amaris Hospitality, said: “We aim to attract and retain the best talent in our sector and provide strong strategic leadership to the hotel assets and brands in our portfolio. Our philosophy is centred on smart investment, exceptional customer experiences, and nurturing talent to drive superior performance and growth.
“As these appointments underline, the Amaris Hospitality leadership team includes individuals with unparalleled experience in the hospitality sector and key strategic areas and a proven track record in developing and delivering strategies to successfully reposition and transform hotel assets and brands to enhance their value and maximise their performance.”
Amaris Hospitality was established by Lone Star in July 2015 and brought together hotel properties from portfolios acquired by Lone Star over the last three years.