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Radisson Hotel Group Appoints Kristen Richter as Vice President of Revenue Optimization for the Americas

July 16, 2018

Radisson Hotel Group Americas

Radisson Hotel Group today announced the appointment of Kristen Richter as Vice President of Revenue Optimization in the Americas. In this role, Richter will drive the overall Revenue Optimization vision and strategies in the Americas, working closely with global partners to define new best practices. She will lead the Americas Revenue Optimization team, which includes Strategy, Revenue Optimization Services and Revenue Generation Systems Support. These teams play a critical role in driving and maximizing revenue through defining strategic initiatives, executing programs to increase market share performance and implementing Revenue Generation systems for franchised and managed hotels in the Americas.

"Kristen is a fantastic addition to our team and brings a wealth of knowledge to Radisson Hotel Group from her two decades of experience in hospitality revenue management," said Charles McKee, Chief Commercial Officer, Americas, Radisson Hotel Group. "She will play a key role in our 5-year strategic plan by leading revenue initiatives and assessing goals that move the business forward in our efforts to become one of the top three hotel companies in the world."

Prior to joining Radisson Hotel Group, Richter spent 11 years leading the global revenue management department for Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, where she oversaw all facets of revenue management. During her time heading the department, Richter led the re-engineering and re-launch of the franchise revenue management service program and directed the creation of the strategic promotions program. She has also held leadership positions at Hilton and Avis Budget Group, where she was responsible for driving top-line revenue for portfolios of hotels and car rental locations.

About Radisson Hotel Group Americas

Radisson Hotel Group Americas represents Radisson Hotels brands in the United States, Canada, Latin America, and the Caribbean. Combined with Radisson Hotel Group, representing Radisson Hotels in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia Pacific, Radisson Hotel Group Americas is one of the world's largest hotel companies with eight distinctive hotel brands and more than 1,500 hotels in operation and under development in 120 countries. 

The Radisson Hotel Group Americas portfolio of brands includes Radisson Collection, Radisson Blu, Radisson, Radisson RED, Radisson Individuals, Radisson, Park Plaza, Park Inn by Radisson, and Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, brought together under the overarching Radisson Hotels Americas name. 

Radisson Hotel Group Americas takes pride in its Every Moment Matters brand promise to always provide guests with exceptional experiences. In addition, the Radisson Rewards Americas loyalty program delivers unique and personalized ways to create memorable moments and outstanding loyalty benefits for guests, meeting planners, travel agents, and business partners. 

Radisson Meetings Americas treats every meeting or event as more than just a date on the calendar with three strong service commitments: Personal, Professional and Memorable, while delivering on the brilliant basics of the signature Yes I Can! service spirit and being uniquely 100% carbon neutral.  

More than 100,000 team members work at Radisson Hotel Group Americas, Radisson Hotel Group, and the hotels licensed to operate in its systems.

For more information, visit https://www.radissonhotelsamericas.com/en-us/about-us