Mark Keith has been appointed managing director at Regent Hotels Group, with the group proceeding with plans to expand its portfolio under its Regent Hotels & Resorts, Silks Place and Just Sleep Hotels brands.
In his new position, Mark will oversee the group's senior talent acquisition, training and development, working closely with the general managers in providing management service and driving the group's global talent and capability strategies.
His appointment at Regent Hotels follows a long career in the hospitality field, with his most recent appointment at HVS, a global hospitality services consulting firm. As managing director, he oversaw the company's consulting projects and assignments in Asia Pacific.
Mark has also held various senior positions in the hospitality industry with Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group and The Peninsular Hotel Group. He is also a Fellow of the Institute of Hospitality (FIH).
"I have always admired Regent's modern interpretation of luxury hospitality; it is inspiring and a great honour to take on this role. It is an exciting time for the company with growth internationally and new hotels opening in Jakarta, China's Harbin and Phu Quoc in Vietnam," he said.