With a career spanning more than 25 years, Douglas Martell boasts a wealth of experience from operational functions across a number of roles held in varying markets including China, Japan, Australia, Europe and India. As Chief Operating Officer at ONYX Hospitality Group, Mr. Martell oversees group wide operations in North Asia, South Asia and the Middle East, whilst providing strategic guidance and leadership throughout the team to achieve the operational objectives of maximising product quality, guest satisfaction and profitability across all owned and managed properties in the portfolio. Mr. Martell is entrusted with championing the ONYX brands Amari, OZO, Shama and Saffron and their distinctive identities, as the group continues to grow and achieve its long term strategy to become one of Asia's leading hospitality providers. Prior to joining ONYX, Mr. Martell's professional experience included a 13 year tenure with IHG where he held several senior roles in Australia, China, Japan and his penultimate role as Vice President of Operations - South West Asia in India. There, he was responsible for the management of the group and was tasked with the successful execution of company growth strategies, improving the performance of key properties and driving revenue of hotel operations in India, Bangladesh and Nepal.