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Vice President of Operations UK
Debbie Johnson is Vice President of Operations for the UK, responsible for leading and directing the operations function for over 60 hotels for Interstate managed hotels in the United Kingdom, Ireland and Belgium. She joined Interstate from predecessor company, Sanguine Hospitality, in 2013. With Sanguine since 2011, Debbie led all aspects of operational support across the group including profit contribution, brand liaison, owner relations and portfolio development. She was instrumental in building the Marco Pierre White restaurant brand across the Sanguine portfolio and launching outlets across a selection of hotels to provide destination restaurants in key locations.
Debbie has been in the industry for over 35 years, including time with Forte Hotels, Grandad Compass and Macdonald hotels. Having worked in food & beverage, front of house and human resource roles, she also held General Manager roles in a variety of hotels for over 12 years before taking on board a selection of Group and Regional Director roles managing multiple properties. Debbie passionately believes in working with a motivated team who in turn will deliver on great guest service and hotel performance results.