Interstate Hotels and Resorts has announced the appointment of Robert Dodwell as its new regional vice president operations.
Dodwell will be responsible for a portfolio of 13 hotels throughout the UK and Northern Ireland, including The Marker in Dublin, The AC Hotel in Belfast and the recently opened Holiday Inn and Staybridge Suites at Heathrow Airport.
During his career in hospitality, he has held regional and senior operational roles with a number of international brands including Hilton and Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG), working in both the UK and Europe.
Dodwell said: “I’m excited to have joined Interstate as Regional Vice President Operations with responsibility for a region with a fast-growing portfolio of hotels. Interstate’s diverse collection of properties span many different brands and locations, which means my role is extremely varied – enabling me to draw on my four decades of industry experience and drive strong return for our owners.”
Nicholas Northam, executive VP-International at Interstate Hotels and Resorts, added: “As our UK portfolio continues to expand rapidly, we’re thrilled to welcome Robert to Interstate. Robert’s impressive CV means he’s a valuable addition to our team and will play a key role in the business as we continue to strengthen our presence both here in the UK and across Europe.”