Hyatt Motels Corp. has named Apple Leisure Group govt Javier Águila the incoming president of its Europe, Africa and Center East area, the corporate introduced Thursday.
Águila will take the place “within the subsequent a number of months” upon the retirement of present EAME president Peter Fulton, a 39-year Hyatt veteran.
Águila most not too long ago served as group president of AMResorts Europe and world technique for Apple Leisure Group, the lodge and resort assortment Hyatt acquired in 2021. Beforehand, Águila was founder and CEO of Alua Motels & Resorts, which ALG acquired in 2019.
Fulton and Águila “will work collectively by means of a clean and considerate transition” earlier than Fulton’s retirement, in keeping with Hyatt.
The lodge firm additionally will transfer oversight of the Indian subcontinent to Asia-Pacific group president David Udell, in keeping with Hyatt.