Former Trump Hotels exec named CEO at Outrigger

Jeff Wagoner will soon join Outrigger Hotels and Resorts as president and CEO, effective April 26, 2018. Meanwhile, KSL Resorts co-founder and CEO Scott Dalecio, who has been serving as Outrigger’s interim CEO since early 2017, will become executive chairman of the Hawaii-based global hospitality brand.

Wagoner boasts wide-ranging hospitality leadership experience in both domestic and international markets. His previous appointments include executive vice president of hotel operations for Trump Hotels as well as several senior level positions within the Wyndham Hotel Group, including president Wyndham Hotel Group Management, executive vice president global brand services and president Wyndham Hotels and Resorts.

Jeff Wagoner

The appointment of Wagoner comes at a time of expansion and growth of Outrigger, the company said in a press release.

Outrigger’s portfolio currently includes nine premium beachfront resorts in Hawaii, Fiji, Thailand, Guam, Mauritius and the Maldives – alongside 27 owned and/or managed hotels, resorts and vacation condominiums.

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