Key appointment for Interstate Hotels & Resorts
March 20, 2019 | Community, News, Openings, Our Team, Signings
Interstate Hotels & Resort has welcomed the appointment of Gerard Ryan into a key role.
Gerard has become the Director of New Openings & Transitions, a new position within the leading third-party hotel management company.
With a wealth of experience in the hotel industry, Gerard has been a general manager with Interstate for the past 11 years. He has also worked across a large number of IHG and Hilton branded properties and has gained pre-opening experience as general manager on two occasions.
Gerard said; “My role is a new position for Interstate, which makes it a really exciting opportunity.
“It’s so varied as I get to deal with multiple brands and different owners and it perfectly combines my previous operational experience as a General Manager along with my new opening’s involvement. I am really thrilled to continue my career with Interstate which is a fantastic company to work for because it allows people the opportunity to grow. And as an organisation, they are not afraid to try new things and challenge the status quo.”
Nicholas Northam, Executive Vice President – International at Interstate Hotels & Resorts, said: “We’re so pleased to welcome Gerard into this key new position which will play a vital role when it comes to managing our new hotel openings.
“It‘s always fantastic to see someone grow and build their career within Interstate and it is a testament to Gerard’s work over the years that he has risen through the ranks. It is very well deserved and we look forward to him developing this role further.”
Interstate Hotels & Resorts has an operational portfolio of more than 100 properties across the UK and Western Europe, Eastern Europe and Russia.