Industry Update
Appointment 9 May 2018

Ian Barrigan

Appointed Chief Commercial Officer
At RBH (former Redefine|BDL Hotels) in London, United Kingdom

Ian Barrigan

Ian Barrigan, who will be based in RBH's London head office, will spearhead commercial strategy across the leading independent hotel management company's growing portfolio, which currently stands at more than 70 properties.

Ian, who has worked within the travel industry for 30 years, brings with him a wealth of experience in transforming commercial performance, having worked for some of the sector's biggest brands, including British Airways, Hilton Hotels and Guoman Thistle.

Ian will oversee the Sales, Revenue Management and Hotel Marketing functions within the wider commercial team.

Cornell | School of Executive and Professional Education

Ian Barrigan (Class of 2016) is a graduate of Cornell | School of Executive and Professional Education in Ithaca, New York - United States
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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)

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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Syed Hossain - General Manager

21 December 2018 — A new General Manager has joined the team at the capital's Holiday Inn Express London - Limehouse.Hotelier Syed Hossain has taken the reins at the 150-bed hotel at London's Docklands, which is operated by RBH, the UK's leading independent hotel management company.
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