TEATICKET, MA – June 1, 2015 – Hospitality industry veteran Robin Kirk has taken the helm as principal and chief executive officer of Scout Hotel & Resort Management where he oversees operations, marketing and development for a unique collection of independent properties.

“Robin had an incredible last year – doubling the number of properties under management. We are extraordinarily lucky to have him directing Scout with his vision and forward thinking approach that has been vital to the company’s growth” said Alan Worden, Scout’s founder.

Kirk, who previously served as president, joined Scout Hotel & Resort Management in 2011. Throughout his 30-year career, he has managed portfolios of both branded and independent hotels across North America, including work at both the corporate and divisional levels of several renowned hospitality companies.

Prior to Scout, Robin was divisional vice president for Sage Hospitality Resources, president of CSM Lodging, and executive vice president at MeriStar Hotels and Resorts. In addition to Robin’s experience at a corporate level, he also served as general manager of several significant hotels and resorts, including The Hotel Hershey and The Philadelphia Hilton and Towers. A native of England, Robin graduated from the University of York in England with a BA with honors in economics and politics.