HERNDON, VA – July 29, 2013 – BridgeStreet Residences, Serviced Apartments and Suites global hospitality provider continues to strengthen its executive leadership team with the announcement of Shaun Hinds as Managing Director, International Operations. In this position, Hinds leads all non‐U.S. operational functions throughout EMEA and APAC, as well as working collaboratively with BridgeStreet’s Sales, Marketing, Development and Finance divisions to lead current strategy and planning.
“Shaun is a dynamic industry expert and leader, and we are thrilled to welcome him as Managing Director, International Operations,” said BridgeStreet President Lee Curtis. “His relevant industry experience, consistency as a leader and prior commercial operations responsibility have aptly prepared him for this role. BridgeStreet looks forward to the continued development in the EMEA and APAC regions under Shaun’s direction.”
The new role includes not only growth and development functions, but also strategic planning, commitment to BridgeStreet’s unparalleled hospitality experience and our guests’ journey. Hinds joins BridgeStreet most recently from a Commercial Director position at Conferma, and prior to that, in director positions with The Co‐operative Group and Cendant Corporation. His more than 25 years of experience and MBA education make him a qualified professional for this new and exciting role
“My past experience lends itself to this position and its responsibilities perfectly,” said Hinds. “I look forward to the opportunity to serve as a steward of the BridgeStreet brand around the world, and help continue to grow the brand aligned with the goals and global vision of the company.”
BridgeStreet is a leading global hospitality company, providing an alternative to standard hotel accommodations with more than 50,000 fully appointed apartments in more than 60 countries. BridgeStreet’s furnished residences, serviced apartments and suitesare strategically‐situated in key metropolitan locales ideal for business and pleasure, combining the luxuries of spacious apartment living with the benefits of hotel amenities. With nightly and extended stay options, BridgeStreet offers accommodations solutions for temporary assignments, relocation, training and medical services, as well as leisure travel. Widely recognized for uncompromising standards of quality, comfort and service, BridgeStreet is a renowned award winner in both the Americas and EMEA.