Kimpton Names Richer VP, Revenue Management & Distribution
Tuesday October 15th, 2013 - 4:45PM
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SAN FRANCISCO—Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants has appointed Heather Richer as VP, Revenue Management & Distribution. She has been with Kimpton for more than 11 years.
“Richer is a seasoned player on the Kimpton team,” stated Kathleen Reidenbach, SVP of Marketing. “It is an exciting time for Kimpton. We are growing and evolving at a fast pace and Heather is a crucial part of our marketing strategy, overseeing revenue management and distribution for all of Kimpton’s hotels and restaurants.”
Richer began her career with Kimpton in 2004 as the Director of Revenue for Kimpton’s four Chicago hotels, where she learned how to monitor hotel growth efforts, provide management strategy and analysis on the hotel’s revenue functions, and ensuring that the properties stay competitive in the Midwest regional market.
Richer is currently responsible for the revenue and distribution of Kimpton’s 60 hotels and nearly 70 restaurants and bars. Additionally, she plays a key role in expansion and brand level development, working closely with Kimpton’s Home Office sales, online marketing, CRO, guest loyalty and operations teams.
Tags: Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants • Hospitality •
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