UK/Ireland/Scandinavia: Wendy Greenhalgh has been named regional director of sales and marketing for the UK, Ireland and Scandinavia for Kerzner International.
Greenhalgh joins Kerzner with more than 20 years of experience in sales, marketing and revenue. In her most recent role as director of luxury sales at Accor for UK, Ireland, Spain and Scandinavia, she was responsible for luxury and lifestyle brands including Raffles, Orient Express, Banyan Tree, Sofitel Legend, Fairmont, and more.
Prior to Accor, Greenhalgh worked for The Set Hotels, Hilton Worldwide, the Bourne Leisure Group, and Starwood’s Le Meridien hotels.
In her new role, she will report to Odelia Chang, VP global sales, Greenhalgh said: “I am so pleased to be joining Kerzner International, which has always been an aspirational company for me, and particularly during such an exciting period of growth.”
Brett Armitage, chief commercial officer at Kerzner, said: “We are thrilled to welcome Wendy to the Kerzner family, her expertise and experience, particularly within the bespoke UHNW luxury sector, will be a valuable addition. With the shift in how consumer behaviour post lockdown and a significant number of strategic developments on the horizon, we trust that Wendy’s contributions and guidance will play a pivotal role in the continued success of Kerzner International.”
Kerzner International recently announced One&Only Moonlight Basin, the first resort in the US for the ultra-luxury brand, as well as the introduction of a new hospitality experience, SIRO, with fitness and wellbeing at its core.
This year, the group will open Atlantis, The Royal Resort & Residences in Dubai.