Industry Update
Appointment24 May 2019

Javier Pardo

Appointed VP of Operations
At Minor International (MINT) in Bangkok, Thailand

Javier Pardo

Avani Hotels & Resorts, one of Asia's fastest growing upscale brands, is delighted to announce the appointment of Javier Pardo as Vice President of Operations for Avani Hotels & Resorts, effective April 2019. Javier reports directly to Robert Kunkler, Chief Operating Officer of Minor Hotels, and is based at the regional office in Bangkok, which will further strengthen Avani's presence and resources in this key market.

Javier will be overseeing the operational excellence and financial performance for the brand, and he will also be leading new brand initiatives, following a refresh programme that was launched at the end of 2018.

Javier brings almost two decades of hospitality experience throughout Europe, with his last posting being Director of Operations and Commercial Director for the NH Hotel Group. He holds an Executive MBA from Instituto Internacional San Telmo and speaks Spanish, English, and French.

Minor International (MINT)

Minor Hotels is a hotel owner, operator and investor, currently with a portfolio of 145 hotels and serviced suites in operation under the Anantara, AVANI, PER AQUUM, Oaks, Tivoli, Elewana, Marriott, Four Seasons, St.
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