Industry Update
Appointment 7 September 2015

Stephen Harron

Appointed Divisional Director
At RBH (former Redefine|BDL Hotels) in London, United Kingdom

Stephen HarronRedefine|BDL Hotels has announced three significant new appointments across its UK-wide operations. UK’s largest independent hotel management company has appointed Stephen Harron as Divisional Director. Stephen, who has held general manager and cluster GM posts with InterContinental Hotels Group and QMH in Gloucester, Maidenhead, Reading and Watford, will be responsible for 11 hotels of mixed brands including Starwood, Marriott, Best Western, Ramada Encore and ibis Styles, in various locations around the UK.

RBH (former Redefine|BDL Hotels)

London-headquartered Redefine|BDL Hotels, which has a portfolio of more than 75 hotels across the UK, will be known as RBH going forward and has a new-look brand to match the streamlined company name.
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Recent Appointments at RBH (former Redefine|BDL Hotels)

Susan Bland - Managing Director

28 September 2020 — RBH, the UK's leading independent hotel management company, has promoted from within to fill the role of Managing Director. Susan Bland, previously the company's Chief Operations Support Officer which forms part of the Group's Executive management team, steps into the role with immediate effect, overseeing operations across the business, as well as continuing to look after its commercial side.
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Ronald Little - General Manager

12 July 2019 — Ronald Little has been appointed as General Manager of RBH operated hotel, Courtyard by Marriott Edinburgh. Edinburgh born Ronald (45) brings 16 years' managerial experience to the four star hotel and will be trusted to ensure the ongoing success and reputation of the hotel.
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Barnaby Kean - General Manager

17 January 2019 — In anticipation of the Holiday Inn Express Bridgwater opening in spring 2019, Barnaby Kean has been newly appointed as General Manager. Barnaby (37) will lead the team at the new 138-bedroom hotel, which is operated by the UK's leading independent hotel management company, RBH.
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