Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group has announced the appointment of Charles McKee as Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer for the Americas.
A Harvard University graduate, McKee has more than 20 years of sales and marketing experience within the tourism industry. He worked beforehand as Marketing Director at Malaysia Airlines, following his functions as Vice President - Marketing for Delta Hotels and Resorts, as well as Air Canada. He has also led the international offices of the Canadian Tourism Commission in 12 countries and held the position of Commercial Executive Vice President of lastminute.com.
"I feel privileged to join one of the most dynamic hotel groups of the world, that has a passionate leadership team with a clear vision and an ambitious plan," McKee stated. "I look forward to working with Ken and Eric, the entire global leadership teams and revenue generation experts across the organization, to bring my experience and their knowledge into a successful formula for Americas and globally."
As of January 1, 2017, HNA and Carlson Rezidor are ranked 11th hotel group worldwide, with 1,181 properties and 188,013 rooms, according to data published by Hospitality ON.
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