News for the Hospitality Executive
September 30, 2011 - LONDON--Jupiter Hotels Limited today announced the appointment of Andrew Gill as Interim Chief Executive Officer with immediate effect.
Andrew Gill joins from Intercontinental Hotels Group where he spent 13 years working in senior roles in the UK and in Continental Europe. Latterly he was Vice President Development, Europe with responsibility for expanding IHG’s brands across Europe. In addition to a deep understanding of the hotel industry his role demanded strong leadership and change management skills. Andrew is a qualified Chartered Accountant.
Jupiter Hotels is a new entity created to acquire the portfolio of hotels from the administrators of Jarvis hotels Limited and is a joint venture between Patron Capital, the pan European institutional investor focused on property backed investments, and West Register, part of the Global Restructuring Group of the Royal Bank of Scotland plc.
Commenting on the appointment, Josh Wyatt, Director, Hospitality & Leisure at Patron Capital, said:
“Andrew has a long and successful track record in the hotel industry and we are delighted to have secured someone of his calibre to lead the turnaround of this business. He will manage the transition to the Mercure brand across all sites and be responsible for the programme of investment to reinvigorate the portfolio.”
Andrew Gill said:
“I am excited about the journey ahead. Jupiter has acquired a solid portfolio of hotels and I am confident that, through a combination of team work, further investment by the owners and the Mercure brand, they will deliver a strong performance and growth opportunities for the staff and local communities.”
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