Industry Update
Appointment 4 May 2017

Sumesh Gopal

Promoted Assistant Director of Sales
At Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Sumesh GopalHawthorn Suites by Wyndham Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR) in Dubai has announced the promotion of Sumesh Gopal from senior sales manager to assistant director of sales, and the appointment of Ahmed Sayed Mohamed as leisure sales manager. Gopal, who specialises in the leisure segment, has nearly two decades of hospitality and sales experience. Before joining Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham, he was with the leisure sales team of Ramada Jumeirah Hotel, and held a cluster sales role for AccorHotels. He was previously affiliated with Habtoor Grand Resort and Spa, and Metropolitan Hotel Dubai.

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts (NYSE: WH) is the world’s largest hotel franchising company by the number of properties, with over 9,000 hotels across approximately 90 countries on six continents. Through its network of 813,000 rooms appealing to the everyday traveler, Wyndham commands a leading presence in the economy and midscale segments of the lodging industry.
more information
Recent Appointments at Wyndham

Eudo Chan - Director of Development

15 January 2021 — Eudo Chan has been appointed Director of Development for SEAPR. Based in Singapore, Eudo will be responsible for development opportunities within Indochina. He previously held development roles with Onyx Hospitality Group and Radisson Hotel Group, as well as operational roles at Park Hyatt Chicago and Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi.
read more

Matt Holmes - Head of Development

15 January 2021 — Matt Holmes has been promoted to Head of Development for South East Asia & Pacific Rim (SEAPR). Based in Gold Coast, Australia, Matt will lead a team of developers to drive the development strategy for Wyndham Hotels & Resorts through the expansion of its managed and franchised hotels portfolio across the SEAPR sub-region.
read more

Monica Melancon - Chief Human Resource Officer

16 December 2020 — Wyndham Hotels & Resorts (NYSE: WH) today announced the promotion of its human resource leader for managed hotel operations in North America, Monica Melancon, to Chief Human Resource Officer, effective March 1.
read more