PLANO, Texas — Aimbridge Hospitality has named Nigel Lucas as its new senior vice-president of Business Development for Canada.
In his new role, Lucas will report directly to Aimbridge’s Chief Development Officer, Greg O’Stean, and will be responsible for collaborating with hotel owners, capital partners, lenders, brokers and brands to identify growth opportunities across Canada.
“Nigel’s in-depth expertise in the Canadian market paired with his keen abilities in identifying growth opportunities will be a welcome addition to our team,” says O’Stean. “We look forward to seeing him flourish in this role.”
Most recently, Lucas served as the executive vice-president of Franchising and Development for Superior Lodging Corp., where he managed the franchise-development platform for the Super 8, Travelodge and Microtel brands in Canada. Prior, he served as Franchise Development director for Choice Hotels Canada; the senior development analyst at Delta Hotels & Resorts; project manager at Thomas Consultants Inc.; and consultant for PKF Consulting Inc. He graduated from the University of Guelph with a Bachelor of Commerce in Hotel & Food Administration and holds a Certificate in Hotel Real Estate Investments and Asset Management, Real Estate Development from Cornell University.