Kerzner International Holdings Limited (“Kerzner”), has appointed Wendy Greenhalgh as Regional Director, Sales & Marketing UK, Ireland and Scandinavia, a key position in the Global Commercial Team, bringing with her a wealth of knowledge and extensive experience in luxury and lifestyle hospitality.
Originally from Cape Town, Wendy joins Kerzner International with more than 20 years of experience in sales, marketing and revenue, making her a valuable addition to the company. In her most recent role as Director of Luxury Sales at Accor for UK, Ireland, Spain and Scandinavia, Wendy was responsible for luxury and lifestyle brands including Raffles, Orient Express, Banyan Tree, Sofitel Legend, Fairmont, Sofitel, Faena, Rixos and onefinestay.
Prior to joining Accor, Wendy worked for The Set Hotels, Hilton worldwide, the Bourne Leisure Group and Starwood’s Le Meridien hotels, where she gained experience in all four key commercial pillars of sales, marketing, public relations, and revenue, making her a very well-rounded commercial leader. Her extensive knowledge and understanding of luxury hospitality will be invaluable in leading the team and representing Kerzner International and its portfolio of globally renowned entertainment destination resorts, ultra-luxury hotels and residencies.
In her new role with Kerzner International, Wendy will report to Odelia Cheung, Vice President, Global Sales, and will oversee the overall management and be responsible for the sales direction in the UK, Ireland and Scandinavia.
“We are thrilled to welcome Wendy to the Kerzner family, her expertise and experience, particularly within the bespoke UHNW luxury sector, will be a valuable addition,” comments Brett Armitage, Chief Commercial Officer, Kerzner International. “With the shift in how consumer behaviour post lockdown and a significant number of strategic developments on the horizon, we trust that Wendy’s contributions and guidance will play a pivotal role in the continued success of Kerzner International.”
Wendy Greenhalgh adds, “I am so pleased to be joining Kerzner International, which has always been an aspirational Company for me, and particularly during such an exciting period of growth.”
Kerzner International recently announced One&Only Moonlight Basin, the first resort in the US for the ultra-luxury brand, as well as the introduction of a new hospitality experience, SIRO, with fitness and wellbeing at its core. 2022 is set to be a pivotal year for the Company with the opening of Atlantis, The Royal Resort & Residences, an unparalleled destination and new icon in Dubai.