Oakwood has appointed Ken Moore as managing director for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. With the region experiencing significant market growth, Moore will lead Oakwood’s efforts to scale EMEA operations and expand the business throughout the region.

“I am delighted to have Ken join the Oakwood executive team. Ken’s extensive background in hospitality management and his ability to drive customer service and expand market presence make him a great fit for leading the EMEA region. I am confident Ken will leverage his global experience spanning Europe, Asia and the Middle East to deliver on the aggressive growth plans Oakwood has set for the region,” says Chris Ahearn, chief executive officer, Oakwood.

Before joining Oakwood, Moore worked with, among others, Pavilion Group, Dong Du International and Le Méridien Resorts. Most recently, Moore managed the development and opening of the Shanghai Town & Country Community project and the Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur Hotel.