Radisson Hotel Group Appoints Hannes Bos as VicePresident, Commercial, Asia Pacific

Belgium, Brussels. July 16, 2019

Radisson Hotel Group™ has appointed Hannes Bos as its Vice President, Commercial, Asia Pacific.

An experienced hotel professional and revenue leader, Hannes was educated in the Netherlands and Sweden before embarking on his hospitality career with AMS Hotel Group in Amsterdam. Specializing in revenue management, he also held senior management positions with Concorde Hotels in Paris and Millennium & Copthorne in London and Singapore.

Hannes joined InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) in 2008, initially as Director of Revenue Management for the Middle East & Africa based in Dubai, and later as Senior Director of Revenue Strategy & Operations Support in Greater China, where he was responsible for more than 200 hotels.

Following spells with HotelBeds in Singapore and RateGain in India, Hannes joined Wyndham Hotels & Resorts in Dubai as Director of Revenue Management, Middle East & Africa. Most recently, he worked for VinGroup, Vietnam's leading tourism and hospitality conglomerate.

Hannes now brings 18 years of global hospitality experience to Radisson Hotel Group. With extensive expertise in revenue and project management, commercial operations, and sales and marketing, he will play a key role in the company's future success as it continues to implement "Destination 2022", its five-year transformation strategy.

"Hannes is a proven leader in the commercial field, with impressive international experience in a range of disciplines, most notably revenue management. Humble but confident, with an entrepreneurial spirit and an engaging, people-focused personality, he is the perfect person to lead our commercial operations as we expand our portfolio across Asia Pacific," said Katerina Giannouka, President, Asia Pacific, Radisson Hotel Group.

Based at Radisson Hotel Group's regional head office in Singapore, Hannes will sit on the group's Asia Pacific Executive Committee.

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