DALLAS, TEXAS (February 7, 2019) – Aimbridge Hospitality, the nation’s largest and most recognized independent hotel investment and management firm, announces it has appointed Simon Mendy to Senior Vice President of Operations.
In his new role as Senior Vice President of Operations, Mendy will be responsible for leading a diverse portfolio of nearly 200 hotels under Aimbridge Hospitality management.
Mendy’s extensive background in hospitality operations and revenue management will play a key part in his success in his new role at Aimbridge Hospitality. He is widely recognized for his transformational leadership skills, and his successful track record in business operations, growing shareholder value and associate grassroots engagement.
Mendy brings 20 years of highly successful hospitality management experience, distinguished by significant gains in revenue and profitability in his previous positions. Most recently, Mendy served as Executive Vice President of Operations for Extended Stay America, where he held multiple leadership positions over the last two decades.
“We are excited to bring Simon’s hospitality expertise and insight to the Aimbridge team,” said Robert Burg, President and Chief Operating Officer of Aimbridge Hospitality. “His strategic leadership and management style will support our current goals of prioritizing revenue management and operational excellence.”
Mendy received a Master of Science in Finance and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration at the University of Colorado.
He will make his home at Aimbridge Hospitality headquarters in Dallas, Texas, by way of Charlotte, North Carolina.