Radisson Hotel Group announced the appointment of Phil Hugh as Chief Development Officer for the Americas. Hugh is a seasoned and enthusiastic development leader with 20 years of experience leading and motivating Franchise Sales & Development teams.
In this role, he will be responsible for the execution of the company’s growth goals for the Americas. Hugh and his team will work towards driving the expansion of all seven of Radisson Hotel Group’s brands.
“I am thrilled to welcome Phil to our team as we add a renewed passion and commitment to our development efforts,” said Jim Alderman, chief executive officer, Americas, Radisson Hotel Group. “Signing exceptional hotels in key gateway markets is critical to our success as we execute our five-year plan. I have absolute confidence in Phil and our Executive Committee to quickly and effectively elevate our Development team and our organization so we can come together to achieve our goals.”
Most recently, Hugh spent seven years as a development leader at Red Roof Franchising, where he created a franchise division. His team built strong relationships that resulted in transforming the company to an asset-light and franchisee-focused organization. Prior to that, he held a variety of development leadership positions at Realogy Franchise Group, Development Opportunity Corporation and Cendant Corporation.
ABOUT RADISSON HOTEL GROUP
Radisson Hotel Group is one of the world’s largest hotel groups with seven distinctive hotel brands, and more than 1,400 hotels in operation and under development in 120 countries. Its signature service philosophy is Every Moment Matters.
Radisson Hotel Group portfolio includes Radisson Collection, Radisson Blu, Radisson, Radisson RED, Park Plaza, Park Inn by Radisson and Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, brought together under one commercial umbrella brand Radisson Hotels.
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More than 100,000 team members work for Radisson Hotel Group and at the hotels licensed to operate in its systems.