PPHE Hotel Group, the international hospitality real estate group which develops, owns and operates hotels and resorts, the majority under the Park Plaza brand, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jon Colley as Executive Vice President of Acquisitions & Development with immediate effect. Jon will lead the Group’s Acquisitions and Development activity during what will be an important period for the Company, as it continues to expand in line with its growth strategy and capitalises on opportunities as the sector emerges from the Covid-19 pandemic. Jon will join the Executive Leadership Team and will report into Inbar Zilberman, Chief Corporate & Legal Officer.
Jon has a wealth of experience in banking, real estate and hospitality development, and has held senior leadership positions at Hilton Hotels, Barclays Bank, the Royal Bank of Scotland and, most recently, Intercontinental Hotels Group where he was Head of Development, UK and Ireland.
Boris Ivesha, President & Chief Executive Officer, PPHE said: “I am delighted to welcome Jon to the Group as Executive Vice President of Acquisitions & Development. Jon brings a wealth of experience having held senior leadership positions in hospitality and the financial sector and he will play a vital role ensuring we are well placed to capitalise on future growth opportunities. I am optimistic on future development opportunities for PPHE and believe we are strongly placed for when Covid-restrictions begin to ease.”
Jon Colley, Executive Vice President of Acquisitions & Development, said: “I’m so excited to join PPHE Hotel Group, a business with such a strong and enviable track record of success, during what is set to be a fascinating time for the business. Whilst the past 12 months have been challenging across the sector, I am looking forward to driving the Group’s acquisition and development activity forward and capitalising on opportunities to deliver for all stakeholders.”