MINNEAPOLIS—Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group has appointed Greg O’Stean as chief development officer. He will report directly to Javier Rosenberg, COO and EVP, Americas.
“Our development activities have been on a strong, upward swing, and we are delighted to add a development professional with a solid hotel finance and development pedigree to our team,” said Rosenberg. “The momentum across our brands and the launch of Radisson Red have received an enthusiastic response from the investment and development community, and Greg will be a strong asset in moving that brand forward.”
O’Stean will also spearhead the aggressive growth strategy Carlson Rezidor has set forth for Latin America as well as for the Radisson and Country Inns & Suites By Carlson brands, according to the company. He joins Carlson Rezidor from Piper Jaffray & Company in Atlanta, where he served as managing director and led a division of the hospitality investment banking team that focused on the development of privately owned hotels. His prior experience includes finance, acquisitions and development positions with Access Point Financial, Inc.; GE Capital; Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide; InterContinental Hotels Group; and Ernst & Young.