Langham Hospitality promotes van den Oord to CEO

Worldwide: Luxury hotel company Langham Hospitality Group has promoted its regional VP of EMENA, Bob van den Oord, to chief government officer (CEO).

Van den Oord will succeed present CEO Brett Butcher, who got here to the function in summer season 2021. Butcher will retain obligations with Langham’s dad or mum firm Nice Eagle Holdings in addition to CEO of the Listed Langham Hospitality Funding Ltd.

In his new function starting 1 September 2023, van den Oord will develop the group’s world footprint throughout its 4 manufacturers: The Langham Lodges & Resorts, Cordis Lodges, Eaton and Ying’nFlo. He has been with Langham for the final 20 years.

Talking about his appointment, van den Oord stated: “I’m delighted and humbled to have been appointed to guide Langham Hospitality Group into a brand new period of success. We have now a sexy model portfolio of iconic accommodations, with sturdy attraction to visitors and companions. Supported by our proficient colleagues all over the world, we’ll proceed to ship enhanced visitor experiences, drive enterprise efficiency with distinctive outcomes as we serve our visitors daily.”

KS Lo, chairman and managing director of Nice Eagle Holdings, stated: “Bob is a dynamic enterprise chief with a various background and wonderful observe file of supply within the hospitality enterprise. He possesses distinctive strategic capabilities, is extremely operational efficient, and through the years has constructed nice relationships with all our stakeholders and homeowners. We sit up for Bob driving the event of Langham Hospitality Group’s portfolio as one of many world’s eminent hospitality teams, delivering long run progress and worth for all our manufacturers and companions.

“I’d additionally wish to thank Brett for his visionary management of Langham Hospitality Group. The modifications he has initiated to the corporate’s world technique, and organisational construction leaves the group higher positioned for achievement in a post-pandemic world.”