NEW SENIOR EXECUTIVE APPOINTMENTS
March 2017, Berlin – Following the recent opening of YOTELAIR at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and the upcoming openings of YOTEL Boston, YOTEL Singapore Orchard Rd and YOTEL San Francisco in 2017, YOTEL, the affordable luxury hotel brand has today announced the appointments of Ms. Belinda Atkins as Senior Vice President of Global Operations and Mr. Keir Wingrove as Assistant Vice President for Openings and Transitions.
In this newly established role, Belinda will be responsible for the company’s global operations including all existing and future YOTEL and YOTELAIR hotels, reporting directly to Hubert Viriot, CEO of YOTEL. Belinda previously held senior positions throughout the hospitality industry, including Brand CEO at Amba Hotels and Vice President of Brand Operations for the Wyndham Hotel Group. Belinda will be assisted by Keir whose main focus will be to manage and coordinate the pre-opening and transition programme, managing support for all new YOTEL hotels under development. Both Belinda and Keir will be based at YOTEL’s headquarters in London.
YOTEL CEO, Hubert Viriot commented: “We are thrilled to have Belinda on our team as Senior Vice President of Global Operations. Her wealth of experience, industry knowledge and leadership skills will be essential to lead our recently appointed and future General Managers with the direct support from our HQ functional teams. We are also delighted to welcome Keir in such an important role, preparing for the openings of multiple new hotels in the US, Europe and Asia.”