Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group has appointed Gary Ye vice president, operations, China.
The Chinese national will be joining the company on December 18, and will report report directly to Katerina Giannouka, incoming president, Asia-Pacific.
Based in the chain’s Shanghai office, Ye will be responsible for spearheading the company’s hotel portfolio in China. His responsibilities include driving operational excellence to raise guest satisfaction levels and brand compliance, developing and implementing key strategies and services to elevate owner, employees and guest engagement, and leading commercial resources to drive revenue and profitability.
Ye brings with him a hospitality career that spans 27 years. Prior to joining Carlson Rezidor, he held senior roles in Hilton Worldwide, InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) Greater China and SkySea Cruise Line.