Rosewood Hotel Group makes appointments and promotions to management team
Rosewood Hotel Group has appointed Lucy Werner as Senior Vice President, Commercial, and the transfer of Caroline MacDonald from the Global Sales and Marketing team to Operations as Senior Vice President, Operations, Americas. In addition to these appointments, the company has promoted Agnes Park to Vice President, Global Deputy General Counsel, Tony Chick to Senior Vice President and Stephan Tschuppik to Executive Vice President.
In his newly created role, Werner oversees global sales and marketing, revenue management, and digital performance marketing across all regions in which the group operates, using his expertise to further optimize commercial sales activities in the regions. five brands globally for Rosewood Hotel Group. With over 20 years of global experience in business development, digital, sales and operations, she is a client-centric, strategic and results-oriented leader focused on building teams to succeed in everything. by providing optimal solutions to exceed business goals, the company reports. She brings a proven track record of building business and successfully entering new markets to this new role at Rosewood, having held leadership roles at Google, Spruce Media, adBrite and JP Morgan.
MacDonald will assume her new role in January 2022. In her new role, she will oversee the group’s operations in the Americas, providing strategic direction and advice towards internal performance goals. With 25 years of experience in the luxury hotel industry, she initially joined Rosewood Hotel Group in 2016 as VP, Sales and Marketing, Americas and Europe. She was promoted to Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing in 2019, followed by promotion to her current role in January 2020.
“This is a very exciting time for Rosewood as we reorganize our organization and continue to develop our leadership team to best support our goals and prioritize our global expansion,” said Sonia Cheng, CEO of Rosewood Hotel Group. “We are delighted to welcome Lucy to the Rosewood team in her newly created role, and we hope her experience will be extremely useful as she leads the commercial division of our brands. Caroline has played a vital role in building the reputation of our group over the past few years and I have no doubts that she will lead her team to new heights in this operational role.
In his new role, Park will provide leadership and oversight of the legal department in all areas, including development, operations, portfolio management, operations and data privacy. Prior to joining Rosewood Hotel Group in 2017, she worked at a number of Am Law 100 law firms focusing on mergers and acquisitions and private equity.
Chick, formerly Regional General Manager of New World Beijing, will oversee several properties of the upscale brand New World Hotels & Resorts and KHOS, a lifestyle concept from Rosewood, including New World Beijing, New World Dalian, New World Guiyang, New World Wuhan, KHOS Langfang and KHOS Shenyang. He joined Rosewood Hotel Group in 2012 as Resident Director of New World Beijing and was General Manager of KHOS Langfang from 2015 to 2020 before taking on his most recent role. He has over 30 years of hospitality experience and has worked for a variety of renowned hotels including BC Hotel & Residences Beijing, EAST Beijing, EAST Hong Kong, Hyatt Regency Tianjin and The Kerry Center Hotel, A Shangri- The hotel.
As Managing Director since 2018 and later appointed Zone Managing Director, Tschuppik will oversee the operations of various properties in the New World, KHOS and Rosewood Hotels & Resorts portfolios, including Rosewood Guangzhou, New World Saigon, New World Shunde, New World Phu Quoc, KHOS Qingyuan and the Hoiana Resort, which includes the Hoiana, New World Hoiana, and Khos Hoiana hotels and suites. In his most recent role, he led the opening of Rosewood Guangzhou in September 2019, the world’s tallest five-star hotel and the second-largest urban outpost in mainland China for the Rosewood Hotels & Resorts brand, according to the company. Prior to joining Rosewood, he spent 16 years with the Hyatt Group, including management positions at Park Hyatt Saigon and Grand Hyatt Seoul and pre-opening and opening of hotels in China such as Grand Hyatt Shenyang and Park Hyatt Hangzhou.
“Since joining the Rosewood team, Agnes, Tony and Stephan have provided invaluable information and advice in their respective areas of expertise and have helped strengthen the group’s presence and goals,” said Cheng . “We are delighted to recognize each of them for their commitment and incredible contributions over the past few years and we look forward to seeing their continued hard work and leadership show in their new roles. “