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Regional Vice President of Operations
Matt Stray is one of a team of Regional Vice Presidents of Operations in the UK, responsible and fully accountable for delivering excellence in performance across a business region including hotels, health clubs and spas. He joined the company following Interstate’s acquisition of Chardon Management Ltd. in September 2013. With Chardon since 2007, he was responsible for the opening and integration of new hotels joining the portfolio and strategically led the opening of eight hotels across IHG, Hilton, Accor and independent hotel brands. Matt also headed up the companies Health Club and Spa consultancy working on a number projects in both the UK and Ireland. Matt has over 13 years’ experience in the industry, working initially in various regional roles for nine years in hotel based health club and spa chains such as Hilton, Radisson, Thistle and Choice Hotels and then the private health club chain Bannatyne’s before specializing in hotel management in 2009. Matt is passionate about improving performance through leading and inspiring teams to succeed while seeking innovative ways to develop revenue streams across all aspects of the broader hotel business model.