RON CUSITER APPOINTED AS VICE PRESIDENT OF SALES OPERATIONS FOR HYATT HOTELS AND RESORTS, SOUTHWEST ASIA
Hyatt Demonstrates Importance Of GCC And India Travel Markets
Dubai, United Arab Emirates (May 2, 2013) – Hyatt Hotels & Resorts has announced the appointment of Ron Cusiter as the Vice President of Sales Operations for Hyatt Hotels & Resorts, Southwest Asia.
Originally from Scotland, Cusiter has more than 22 years of experience within hospitality, having excelled in building and influencing multi-cultural sales and marketing teams to achieve first-rate results in challenging, intensely competitive, continuously evolving markets. Cusiter gained international experience opening, operating and marketing hotels throughout various international brands within Europe, North America, Middle East and Asia.
“Hyatt are very pleased to welcome Ron to the team. With his vast experience in prestigious international properties globally, Ron’s knowledge and experience will be a huge asset to Hyatt. His appointment reflects the importance Hyatt places on the region as we continually look to improve the performance of our existing portfolio whilst strategically growing and strengthening our regional brand presence,” said Pablo Graf, Senior Vice President, Operations for Southwest Asia, Hyatt Hotels & Resorts.
Speaking about his appointment, Cusiter said: “Hyatt International is a renowned global hospitality company with a strong growth strategy for Southwest Asia, these are exciting times for Hyatt as we embark on a strong period of expansion both regionally and internationally and I look forward to playing an integral part of our future success as a company within my new role as regional Vice President of Sales Operations.”
Hyatt currently operates 25 hotels across the Southwest Asia region, with plans to open 57 more in the coming years.
About Hyatt Hotels Corporation
Hyatt Hotels Corporation, headquartered in Chicago, is a leading global hospitality company with a proud heritage of making guests feel more than welcome. Thousands of members of the Hyatt family strive to make a difference in the lives of the guests they encounter every day by providing authentic hospitality. The Company's subsidiaries manage, franchise, own and develop hotels and resorts under the Hyatt®, Park Hyatt®, Andaz®, Grand Hyatt®, Hyatt Regency®, Hyatt Place® and Hyatt HouseTM brand names and have locations on six continents. Hyatt Residential Group, Inc., a Hyatt Hotels Corporation subsidiary, develops, operates, markets or licenses Hyatt ResidencesTM and Hyatt Residence ClubTM. As of December 31, 2012, the Company's worldwide portfolio consisted of 500 properties in 46 countries. For more information, please visit www.hyatt.com