Gibson has held previous roles at global workspace provider IWG, where he worked for 16 years. Most recently he held the position of UK chief financial officer for almost a decade.
During this time, he was responsible for overseeing all financial functions of the UK business including corporate strategy, financial planning and analysis as well as mergers and acquisitions.
He said: “I am delighted to have been appointed to this role at such an exciting time for Hastings Hotels.
“As one of Northern Ireland’s largest employers, with a renowned reputation with guests around the world, the Group has had a fantastic period of growth and I look forward to working with the chairman, board of directors and employees in the seven hotels to ensure the profitable, long-term success of the company.”
Edward Carson, chairman of Hastings Hotels, added: “I am pleased to announce Peter Gibson as the new finance director of Hastings Hotels.
“Peter brings with him extensive experience from his previous roles and in today’s economic climate, with a lot of challenges across the industry, I am confident that he has the skills and expertise required to ensure the continued growth of Hastings Hotels.”