Thursday November 8th, 2012 - 5:29PM
NEW YORK—Niki Leondakis is the new CEO of Commune Hotels & Resorts, moving from Kimpton Hotels & Restaurant Group where she served as president/COO.
According to John Pritzker, co-chairman of Commune, “Niki’s work at Kimpton exhibited her passion and balanced approach to leadership. Having Niki partner with us at this time gives her a unique opportunity to impact all aspects of the company during a period of rapid expansion.”
Leondakis served at Kimpton for two decades and will lead Commune’s 46-hotel portfolio of lifestyle brands as it plans expansion into the key markets of London, Miami, Chicago, New York City, Seattle, Cabo San Lucas, Hawaii and Palo Alto, CA.