Rosewood Hotel Group has appointed Irene Hoek as vice president of development, Europe. In this role, Hoek will be responsible for overseeing the development and growth of Rosewood Hotel Group’s footprint in the region.

Hoek joins Rosewood Hotel Group with over 20 years of experience in the luxury hospitality industry and branded residential segment. Most recently, she served as the managing director of real estate development at Aman Hotels & Resorts, where she oversaw the growth of the Aman footprint worldwide. Prior to this role, Hoek spent more than three years with Dorchester Collection, where she served as the head of global development. Additionally, she has held senior leadership positions with InterContinental Hotels Group, Starwood Hotels and Resorts, and BNY Capital Markets, Inc.

“Irene’s impressive breadth of industry expertise and familiarity with the European market make her a valuable addition to Rosewood Hotel Group, and we are excited to welcome her to our team,” said Radha Arora, president of Rosewood Hotels & Resorts. “With several new European properties set to open in the upcoming years, we are confident Irene’s contributions will be pivotal in furthering Rosewood’s thoughtful growth in the region.”

Hoek holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Georgia State University and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.