Richmond, London 04 July 2022 – Midday. CAP Worldwide Serviced Apartments (CAP) is excited to welcome Dan Woodburn as EMEA Brand Partner Manager working in the CAP Brand Partner Management team led by industry veteran, Clare Ace.
Dan joins CAP to provide further depth and knowledge to the expanding global management team, supporting the company’s expansion and client growth and demand globally. He brings over 15 years of experience, having started his career within the serviced apartment sector at Citybase for 8 years, with the Mike Burton Group for 5 years, and is joining CAP from Suitehub.
Jo Layton CEO says ‘This recruitment is a strategic decision to ensure that CAP remains at the ‘tip of the spear’ in ensuring we always access the best, sustainable, diverse, safe, secure, clean and legal operators and accommodation across the globe in a fast-changing global landscape.
She continues ‘Dan was invited to join the CAP table due to his calm but highly passionate approach, out-of-the-box thinking and high industry sourcing. He is a natural fit for our business and he will work collaboratively with our clients’ needs and our incredible brand partners to always provide the best possible experience for our clients’.’
Andrew Hopgood, COO adds ‘Dan has a great proven track record in the industry, bringing with him a drive for service excellence and traveller care, client support, sustainability and service. He has a passion for technology and innovation fully embracing a blended integration of people and technology to manage our inventory and content. His role encompasses supporting the use of the CAP Partner Portal which allows our operators to view, edit and manage inventory and service levels in real-time’.
Dan will work strategically and operationally with Clare Ace, Director of Global Brand Partnerships, and work alongside the global teams across all regions, to fulfill the company goal of building the ‘best-in-class’ global serviced accommodation booking agency.
Clare Ace, Director Global Brand Partnerships adds ‘I am excited to welcome Dan to our team – his experience, approach and knowledge of our supply community, combined with his ability to build strong strategic and trusted relationships with brand partners and colleagues will certainly add value to CAP’s global proposition in the accommodation marketplace’.
Dan Woodburn adds ‘I feel like I am now where I belong, I have watched closely and respected CAP’s growth, and I feel totally aligned with the vision and values of the company. From my initial conversations with Jo and Andrew, I felt I would be able to bring great value from my background and knowledge to the CAP Table – I am a natural cultural and professional fit.
He continues:’ I have already enjoyed time with whole leadership team and the key players, who have made me feel truly welcome. I am excited to be here and look forward to working with our global team and brand partners to drive the services of CAP to the next level’.
Welcome on board Dan!
About CAP Worldwide Serviced Apartments – a certified Women Owned company
CAP Worldwide Serviced Apartments was launched to the long-stay market in early 2019 to deliver the most creative, agnostic, sustainable, diverse, cost-effective and innovative corporate apartment and accommodation programmes currently available in the sector.
Led by Jo Layton, a respected and passionate leader within the hospitality and extended stay industries for over 30 years, the CAP Worldwide senior leadership team brings together some of the most highly regarded, experienced, operational and solution-orientated leaders from travel, global mobility, relocation and extended stay.
CAP Worldwide represents service and financial excellence, personalised global account management and trusted accommodation solutions built to service the current and future needs of corporate travel, global mobility, procurement teams, project managers and groups.
‘The CAP Worldwide team creates consistent, cost-effective, secure, sustainable and continually evolving global programmes so that travellers can experience caring service and safe solutions through a blended integration of our people and our technology.
CAP Worldwide is a certified Women Owned global serviced accommodation booking agent.