San Ramon, CA, January 30, 2024 — Synergy Global Housing (Synergy), a serviced accommodation program management leader, announced the addition of Cara Lingle as Vice President, Global Supply Chain. Cara will be based out of Synergy’s US region and will oversee the company’s global supply chain partnership network.
Cara has extensive experience in the service and hospitality sectors, specializing in leadership roles encompassing sales, account management and supply chain. With an impressive background, she steps into her role with Synergy as the head of the tri-regional Supply Chain for the Americas, EMEA and APAC regions.
“We are very excited to welcome Cara,” said Debra Christopher, President of Synergy. “She is a widely recognized leader in the service and hospitality industry, bringing more than two decades of global temporary housing leadership experience to the role. We look forward to her positive impact on the organization as Synergy’s newest member of the leadership team.”
In her previous executive positions at National Corporate Housing and BridgeStreet, Cara played pivotal roles in building customer-centric organizational infrastructures that significantly contributed to revenue growth and profitability. She is known within the corporate housing space as a leader with a keen collaborative spirit and a track record of creating solutions and process optimization.
Cara’s technical and analytical abilities will assist with the implementation of Synergy’s new supplier sourcing platform and client portal. Both are due to be launched this year and will drive efficiencies across apartment sourcing, booking and program reporting. Additionally, Cara will be instrumental in developing property partnerships and alternative housing inventory solutions. This strategy will provide both corporations and travelers with increased access to a wide range of quality furnished apartment options in line with the ever-changing requirements of the modern-day traveler.
About Synergy Global Housing
Founded in 1999, Synergy is an international serviced accommodation provider headquartered in San Ramon, CA, delivering a superior hospitality-driven extended-stay experience to the business travel and mobility industries. Providing best-in-class housing and services in over 2,000 cities in more than 85 countries, the company has offices in China, Singapore, India, England, Ireland and multiple locations throughout the United States.
Recognized globally, Synergy’s recent awards include the 2023 Travel Partner of The Year: Alternative Accommodation Operator from the Business Travel Awards, 2023 and 2021 Company of The Year from the Corporate Housing Provider’s Association (CHPA), 2023 ITM Service Excellence Team; 2022 Operations Team of the Year from the Business Travel People Awards; 2022 Serviced Apartment Provider of the Year Regional/Global from Relocate Magazine; and the 2021 Corporate Housing Provider of the Year from the Forum for Expatriate Management (FEM) U.S. and EMEA regions.
Synergy is a member of The Ascott Limited (Ascott), a leading international lodging owner-operator based in Singapore. Spanning more than 220 cities in over 40 countries, Ascott’s serviced residence and hotel brands include Ascott, Citadines, lyf, Oakwood, Quest, Somerset, The Crest Collection, The Unlimited Collection, Préférence, Fox, Harris, POP!, Vertu and Yello. Ascott is a wholly-owned subsidiary of CapitaLand Investment Limited (CLI), one of Asia’s largest diversified real estate groups headquartered and listed in Singapore and Malaysia. Today, Ascott boasts over 30 years of industry track record and award-winning brands that enjoy recognition worldwide.