MINNEAPOLIS - June 11, 2015
Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the world’s largest and most dynamic hotel groups today announced that hospitality industry veteran, Elias Assaly has been appointed as vice president, Operations, Managed Hotels reporting to Javier Rosenberg, chief operating officer, Americas.
“Elias is an innovative hospitality professional with a proven track record in operations,” said Rosenberg. “His leadership and industry expertise will be invaluable to our managed hotel portfolio.”
Assaly will be responsible for the overall success of the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group managed portfolio which includes Radisson Blu®, Radisson® and Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM hotels. The operations, sales, revenue management and engineering functions as well as the hotel’s general managers will report to him.
Assaly was most recently chief operating officer for Cortland Partners, a real estate development company headquartered in Atlanta. From 2007 to 2014, he served as vice president, Operations for Rosewood Hotels & Resorts where he oversaw the company’s innovation strategy and was instrumental developing strategic plans, standards of operation and differentiators to maximize financial results. Additionally, he has held executive management positions at an extensive portfolio of hotels throughout the United States and in Puerto Rico, including Starwood Hotels & Resorts’ W and St. Regis brands, Williams Hospitality, The Ritz-Carlton and Hyatt.
For more information, please visit www.carlsonrezidor.com.
About Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group
Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group is one of the world’s largest and most dynamic hotel groups and includes more than 1,370 hotels in operation and under development with180,000 rooms and a footprint spanning 110 countries and territories. The Carlson Rezidor portfolio includes a powerful set of global brands: Quorvus Collection, Radisson Blu®, Radisson®, Radisson Red, Park Plaza®, Park Inn® by Radisson and Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM. In most hotels, guests can benefit from Club CarlsonSM, one of the most rewarding loyalty programs. Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group and its brands employ 85,000 people worldwide and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn., and Brussels, Belgium. For more information, visit www.carlsonrezidor.com.
Ben Gardeen, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, +1 (763) 212-8129, email@example.com