WorldHotels Expands Team
Melissa Gan is now managing director, APAC
WorldHotels has expanded its leadership team with three new promotions and hires.
Gregory Habeeb is now president, North America, for the company. For the past six years, Habeeb has served as global vice president, hotel & hospitality for Molton Brown, a global retail leader for luxury fragrance and lifestyle products. Prior to that, Habeeb held a number of positions in luxury hospitality organizations, ultimately being appointed as vice president of hotel development for WorldHotels, where he contributed significantly to one of the most successful growth periods in the company’s history. In his new role, Habeeb will be responsible for growing the WorldHotels brand in North America, focusing on the development of the WorldHotels Luxury and Elite Collections. He will also provide strategic oversight for the global hotel development process to ensure consistency of brand messaging and effective sales approach.
Melissa Gan is now managing director, APAC. Gan joined the company in November 2005 and has been influential in growing the brand across the region by establishing WorldHotels’ strong reputation for revenue growth for independent hotels. In her new and expanded role, Gan will oversee the day to day operations for WorldHotels in the APAC region, with a particular focus on member performance and revenue management.
Roland Jegge is president, APAC. A respected veteran in the hospitality industry, Jegge, who has been with WorldHotels for the past 23 years, will serve as president, APAC. He remains primarily responsible for hotel development, complemented by a broader role as brand ambassador in the region.
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