Named VP of Development in Europe
At Oakwood in London, United Kingdom
Prior to joining Oakwood, Ashton spent 12 years with Hyatt Hotels Corporation, where she began as an analyst in Feasibility & Development and held roles of increasing responsibility in Chicago, Zurich, Paris and London. In her most recent position, she served as Director of Acquistions and Development, where she was responsible for fulfilling Hyatt's development strategy throughout Western Europe. During which time, Ashton and the Western Europe team more than doubled Hyatt's regional portfolio of trading hotels from 19 to 40, with an additional 34 properties in the pipeline by 2020
In her role, Ashton will be based in London and report directly to Dennis Wong, vice president, portfolio strategy and growth, Oakwood.