TORONTO — FRHI, the parent company of Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, Raffles Hotels & Resorts and Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts, has made several changes to its senior leadership team.
“We’ve added a very experienced and dynamic group of industry professionals to our senior leadership team; individuals who will help us achieve our long term strategic objectives of growing our distinctive hotel brands, maximizing performance and building long-term value for our owners,” said Michael Glennie, president and COO, FRHI.
Jennifer Fox has been promoted to the newly created role of president, International and will move to Zurich. She will also maintain her position as president, Fairmont Brand. Fox will also oversee the company’s hotel openings and integration team.
Kevin Frid has been promoted to the newly created role of president, Americas, and will be based in Toronto. Prior to his appointment, Frid served as the company’s EVP, Operations, Americas and Europe.
Peter French will continue in his role as president, Raffles Brand with the added role of overseeing operations for Raffles’ luxury portfolio of hotels and resorts.
Meinhard Huck will continue in his role as president, Swissôtel Brand, while Jeff Senior has been promoted to EVP and chief marketing officer. Most recently, Senior was FRHI’s EVP, Marketing and Sales.
Michelle Crosby, who joined the company earlier this year, has been named EVP and chief human resources officer. Crosby brings more than 25 years of experience in human resources consulting and corporate HR leadership to the position.