Kees Hartzuiker oversees all aspects of Roya International, leading an interdisciplinary team of 55 consultants and specialists, charged with key areas such as development advisory, asset management and hospitality services.
A recognized leading hotelier, Kees brings with him global expertise and experience, having assumed senior roles in three continents, initially in Europe, followed by MENA and Asia.
Prior to taking up the role in Roya, he has served as CEO of Rixos Hotels, orchestrating the transition of the chain from being regional to becoming international, shaping its strategy, structure and management tools.
A significant chapter in Kees’s career was his tenure with Hilton International, where amongst many responsibilities he was driving all Food & Beverage development across the Middle East and Asia-Pacific regions; most recently as Vice President Asia he led the company’s operations during its multi brand fast paced growth in the region, including key markets such as India and China.
Kees 's Sessions
Elias Hayek, Partner and Head of Global Hospitality and Leisure, Squire Patton Boggs
Anil Bhardwaj, Director, AA Almoosa Enterprises LLC
Philippe Bijaoui, Chief Development Officer, EMEA , Wyndham Hotel Group
Kees Hartzuiker , CEO, Roya International