Industry Update
Appointment13 July 2021

Patrick Pahlke

Appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer
At Sage Hospitality Group in Denver - CO, USA

Patrick Pahlke

Sage Hotel Management, a Sage Hospitality Group company, announced today that Patrick Pahlke has been appointed as Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer for the company. In this newly created role, Pahlke will be tasked with developing an integrated commercial plan and vision for the company, positioning Sage Hotel Management as an undisputed innovator in the hotel industry. He will be a significant partner to Sage and its stakeholders in creating and executing strategies that will help the company exceed its portfolio-wide revenue growth goals.

In this role, Pahlke will oversee sales, marketing, revenue management, distribution, customer relationship management (CRM), central reservations office (CRO), e-commerce, public relations and social media disciplines for Sage Hotel Management, and will collaborate closely with both Sage Studio and Sage Restaurant Concepts on all relevant initiatives.

Pahlke, a 26-year industry veteran, joins Sage from PROPER Hospitality, where he was responsible for strategic oversight of revenue management, distribution, sales, marketing, brand management, culture & programming, public relations, e-commerce and social media. His goal in this role was to drive business growth and market share for the company's rapidly growing and award-winning portfolio. He helped position PROPER as one of the most sought-after new luxury lifestyle hotel brands, winning top accolades from Conde Nast Traveler, Travel & Leisure, Architectural Digest, Wallpaper, The New York Times, Eater, Forbes, and more. Prior to PROPER, Patrick spent two decades working in various sales, marketing and operations leadership roles with Two Roads Hospitality (acquired by Hyatt) and Hyatt International all across the Asia Pacific region. Pahlke holds a Bachelor of Science degree in international hospitality management from the esteemed Ecole Hoteliere de Lausanne in Switzerland.

EHL Hospitality Business School

Patrick Pahlke (Class of 2002) is a graduate of EHL Hospitality Business School in Lausanne - Switzerland
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Sage Hospitality Group

Denver-based Sage Hospitality Group was founded in 1984 and continues to lead the hospitality industry in hotel and restaurant management as well as real estate investment. Sage is known for outstanding relationships with hotel brands and creating places that people want to go to, not through, including 10 unique restaurant concepts by Sage Restaurant Concepts and independent luxury properties by Sage Hotel Management.
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