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Radisson Hotel Group Americas Announces the Appointment of Chief Commercial Officer and Chief Human Resources Officer

July 14, 2021

Radisson Hotel Group Americas
Joining the Executive Committee to form a dynamic leadership team

Radisson Hotel Group Americas today announced the appointment of Tom Buoy as Executive Vice President & Chief Commercial Officer, and Michael Fischer, Chief Human Resources Officer. Both newly appointed leaders will join Radisson Hotel Group Americas’ Executive Committee. In his role, Buoy will be responsible for bringing a visionary and thoughtful approach to shaping the commercial strategies, along with building and executing plans to support the success of the company. Fischer will lead all aspects of Human Resources to grow Radisson Hotel Group Americas’ inclusive culture, talent development, employee engagement, and sustainability efforts.

“It is my honor to welcome these two outstanding leaders to our company, as they will play a key role within our organization by serving on the Executive Committee and bringing a fresh approach to our Commercial and Human Resources departments,” said Jim Alderman, Chief Executive Officer, Radisson Hotel Group Americas. “Tom and Michael bring with them a combined 50 years of hospitality experience and a tremendous amount of passion for what they do. I have full confidence their expertise will help us grow our company while creating memorable moments for guests, owners, and team members.”

Most recently, Buoy served as President and Chief Executive Officer of his own consulting business. During his career, Buoy also led the commercial transformation at Extended Stay America, leveraging an agile and data-driven approach to overhaul the company’s revenue management, marketing, and sales processes. Additionally, he served as Senior Vice President, Customer Marketing and Revenue Management for Morgans Hotel Group (previously Ian Schrager Hotels) and worked in Operations and Revenue Management with Accor Hotels in Australia.

Prior to joining Radisson Hotel Group, Fischer served as Chief Human Resources Officer for White Lodging, one of the leading hotel ownership, development, and management companies in America. In this role, he was responsible for all areas of Human Resources, including talent acquisition, culture development and engagement, total rewards, training and development, talent management, and succession planning. Fischer also served as Executive Vice President, Human Resources for Loews Hotels, and in roles of increasing responsibility at the property level and above in Human Resources for Starwood Hotels & Resorts. 

About Radisson Hotel Group Americas

Radisson Hotel Group Americas represents Radisson Hotels brands in the United States, Canada, Caribbean, and Latin America. 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 nine 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 Inn & Suites, 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.

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