Best Western Hotels & Resorts has appointed Cyrill Czerwonka as its new regional director of development - Asia, effective May 4, based in the group's Asia head office in Bangkok.
He brings on board experience in the hotel investment and development sector with both operators and owners. This has included identifying new hotel opportunities, negotiating deals and conducting financial studies for a number of international hospitality companies.
The role will also reintroduce Czerwonka to the Asia Pacific region, where he will responsible for overseeing new hotel developments for the company across the region. He had previously focused on countries in the region such as Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia and Maldives, as well as conducted a three-month mission to India.
Czerwonka has previously spent almost five years with Singapore-based serviced apartment company, The Ascott Limited, as business development manager for Europe and North Africa. In 2013, he joined Dusit International as assistant director of development for EMEA, based in the United Arab Emirates.