Published on Monday, May 11th, 2020 by


United Kingdom – National Corporate Housing has hired a Vice President of Global Supplier Management who will focus on targeting partner selection, ongoing management, and continuous improvement to develop a responsive and agile supplier network with the ability to manage the changing and diverse needs of National’s client base.

“I am truly excited to be joining a respected global company that embodies a culture where National takes care of their employees which trickles down to employees taking care of customers. The opportunity for rapid international expansion is exhilarating and I’m ready to dive in,” states Whittaker.

Richard has over 20 years of industry experience where he most recently spent the past nine years at another global corporate housing company. His previous experience includes the following roles: Director of Temporary Housing, Head of Client Services, a Managing Director of a Consulting Company, Associate Vice President of Global Supply Chain, and served on the board and acting Chairman of the Association of Serviced Apartment Providers (ASAP) in the UK. He holds his Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration and Management from Coventry University Business School.

Tom Meertens, COO International, explains “I have known Richard for many years and previously worked with him. His ability to foster relationships with suppliers and tailor housing solutions to large global companies is unparalleled. We are excited to bring his talents to help expand our international team and take our client service to the next level.”

About National Corporate Housing
Founded in 1999, National Corporate Housing is a global multi-brand corporate housing company that provides fully furnished, temporary housing throughout the United States, Canada, EMEA, APAC, and Latin America. National’s unique business model provides a Single Source Solution® for temporary living including furnished apartments, international serviced apartments, rental assistance, destination services, corporate travel, insurance housing, and talent solutions. For more information on National Corporate Housing, please visit