News for the Hospitality Executive
New York, New York (November 13, 2012) – Gansevoort Hotel Group announces the appointment of Adam Shindler as Vice President, Acquisitions and Development of Gansevoort Hotel Group. Shindler joins the lavish hotel group at an exciting time as they embark on their future plans for expansion. He will report to Irina Zavina, Senior Vice President, Global Strategy and Development.
In his new role, Shindler will be responsible for the brand’s international expansion efforts,which will includemajor urban and resort markets throughout Latin America and the Caribbean.He will add significant value to each stage of the newproject life cycle and will contribute to the development of each project’s vision, as well as helpdrive long-term investment returns to ownership groups, development partners, and investors.
“I am enthusiastic about joining the Gansevoort family and I look forward to further enhancing the brand’sglobal footprint in the luxury lifestyle hotel space,” said Shindler. “I believe my extensive hospitality development experience will be instrumental in helping to grow the Gansevoort brand.”
Shindler received his Master of Business Administration through the Global Executive MBA program (GEMBA), which is offered between Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business and the Walsh School of Foreign Service- and ESADE Business School of Barcelona. A graduate of the School of Hotel Administration at Cornell University, Adam received a Bachelor of Science in Hotel Administration, with a concentration in real estate finance.
“Adam possesses a dynamic skill set from his rich experience in the hospitality industry,” said Michael Achenbaum, President of Gansevoort Hotel Group. “During this time in the company’s development, heis the idealadditionto Irina’s team to help guide the Gansevoort brand into its exciting future.”
About Gansevoort Hotel Group
Gansevoort Hotel Group (GHG), the developers of the flagship Gansevoort Meatpacking NYC in New York City's Meatpacking District, is led by William and Michael Achenbaum and partner Arik Kislin. The company manages a successful Caribbean resort property, Gansevoort Turks + Caicos, which opened in April 2009. The brand's newest addition, the luxurious Gansevoort Park Avenue NYC on 29th Street and Park Avenue South, soft-opened in August 2010. The hotel features a tri-level rooftop complex, Italian restaurant, spa, salon, and fitness center. GHG specializes in full-service urban and lifestyle resorts that redefine the contemporary hotel experience. For more information, please visit www.gansevoorthotelgroup.com.
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