Wayne Taranto has been appointed as the director of operations for Ovolo Group in Australia.
Based in Sydney, Taranto will be responsible for all operations across the group’s Australian hotel portfolio, including the Ovolo South Yarra slated to open this year.
With 26 years’ hospitality experience, Taranto honed his skills at Event Hospitality & Entertainment managing various Rydges Hotels & Resorts’ on the east coast of Australia. He has also served as food and beverage director for the Australian Accor Hotels network, as well as general manager of the Sofitel Sydney Wentworth.
In recent years, Wayne was responsible for establishing Crown Group’s hotel division, Skye Hotel & Suites; and managing d’Albora, Australia’s largest marina group, as CEO.