Published Tuesday, November 13, 2018 2:00 pm by Tom Atchison

Tom Meertens joins the National Corporate Housing team and assumes the position of Chief Operating Officer, EMEA.  Meertens has recently served as Managing Director, EMEA at Oakwood Worldwide.

As Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Meertens assumes responsibility for directing the operations of National’s EMEA, and APAC programs. This role is part of National’s global expansion and ensures profitable global operations while maintaining National’s unique culture and commitment to its clients.

Tom Atchison, CEO and President of National Corporate Housing commented, "It is a thrill to have Tom (Meertens) on board as part of the leadership team at National. His experience will help lead National towards its future global success as we continue to invest heavily in the region.”

Meertens comments “I’m excited to be joining such a progressive client focused organisation that puts its customers at the core of their business. To be given the opportunity to take this award winning and industry leading Corporate Housing and serviced apartment model to the international arena, is an honour for me and I’m sure the EMEA and APAC regions will embrace having NCH at the national stage.”

Tom Meertens has over 14 years of Management experience across multiple industries in global locations. Having served as a senior asset manager with multiple companies across Australia, focusing on multi-owner property management while also managing a team across several disciplines. Meertens’ experience in the hospitality and property management industry excelled when he joined Oakwood in 2014 as Operations Manager for the EMEA region and was promoted to General Manager in 2015.

Mr. Meertens lives in Central London and has a 9-month daughter named Imogen and a fiancée, Amy. He holds a private pilot license and enjoys flying and travel during his spare time.