Industry Update
Appointment23 September 2019

Kenny Kan

Appointed SVP and chief development officer
At Outrigger Hospitality Group in Honolulu - HI, USA

 Kenny Kan

Outrigger Hospitality Group has appointed Kenny Kan as senior vice president and chief development officer for the Hawaii-based hospitality brand.

In his new role, Kan will oversee the company's growth initiatives, both in Hawaii and around the globe, and help execute the company's strategic growth strategy by increasing the Outrigger portfolio through acquisitions of resort properties and securing management contracts in Hawaii as well as global resort destinations.

Working closely with the CFO and general counsel, Kan will work towards further propelling the hospitality brand into impactful global expansion and sustainable development.

His role also entails reinforcing development across all three tiers of ownership and management, including: Outrigger Resorts, the "by Outrigger" branded portfolio and third-party managed assets.

He will report directly to Outrigger's president and CEO, Jeff Wagoner.

Most recently, Kan served as vice president, capital markets and treasurer, for Alexander & Baldwin - Hawaii. He previously served in a corporate finance and strategic planning role for the Outrigger Hospitality Group.

Kan has also held leadership positions in The Resort Group in Hawaii, private equity firm Grove in New York and Goldman Sachs in Tokyo.

Outrigger Hospitality Group

For more than 70 years, Outrigger Hospitality Group has charted a journey of discovery – expanding from Hawaii to premier resort destinations in Fiji, Thailand, Guam, Mauritius and the Maldives. The privately held hospitality company currently operates and/or has in development 38 properties with approximately 6,500 rooms – inviting guests to ‘Escape Ordinary’ with authentic Signature Experiences and the Outrigger DISCOVERY loyalty program.
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