Posted 8/21/2012 - 11:03:41 AM
Kutzli Named VP, Branding for Carlson Rezidor
MINNEAPOLIS. MN—Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group has appointed Rose Kutzli as VP, Branding. In this new role, Kutzli will focus on the continuing revitalization and development of the Radisson brand in the Americas and Asia Pacific.
Kutzli will report to Gordon McKinnon, EVP and chief branding officer, Carlson.
“I am delighted to welcome Rose to our headquarters branding team,” McKinnon said in a statement. “As our need to continually develop, evolve and deliver world-class, segment-leading brands becomes more acute, the need to have world-class teams capable of living up to that challenge becomes a foregone conclusion.”
The new branding team will be responsible for analysis of trends and insights, new product development, future-proofing, brand DNA, brand audits and brand governance. This marks the first of several moves designed to build specific brand teams and strengthen the commitment to our brands overall.
Prior to joining Carlson Rezidor, Kutzli served in leadership roles for top international brands, including Hotel Missoni, Regent, Park Inn and Conrad. Most recently, she served as director of marketing for Hotel Missoni at The Rezidor Hotel Group, based in Brussels, Belgium.