Auberge Resorts Collection Appoints Richard Arnold Chief Development Officer
Mar 11, 2016
Auberge Resorts Collection, owner and operator of boutique luxury hotels, award-winning resorts, residences and private clubs, announced today that Richard Arnold will join the company as Chief Development Officer. In his new role, Arnold will work alongside Chief Executive Officer Craig Reid and the management team to lead the Auberge Resorts Collection growth strategy. His responsibilities will include identifying, negotiating, and securing all development projects, including new construction, conversions, expansions, and acquisitions.
“It is an exciting time for Auberge as we expand with several new projects on the horizon,” said Reid. “Richard has an impressive track record in hotel development both in the Americas and in Europe, and his experience will prove invaluable as we continue on our growth trajectory.”
Arnold joins Auberge Resorts Collection with extensive hospitality acquisition and development experience. In 2015, Arnold co-founded Kadenwood Partners, a real-estate investment, capital advisory, and asset management firm focused on the luxury hotel, residential, and mixed-use property sectors. Prior to Kadenwood Partners, Arnold served as Vice President, Worldwide Development at Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts. While there, he was responsible for sourcing and securing new growth opportunities for the brand on a global basis. In his role, he focused on strategic transactions, special situations, and identifying capital and development partners.
Prior to joining Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, Arnold held roles with PKF Consulting where he specialized in project feasibility, valuations, asset strategy, and advisory services and at Fairmont Hotels and Resorts where he worked in Operations Finance.
Arnold holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Hotel and Food Administration with a focus on Real Estate Finance from the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada. He is also a member of the Urban Land Institute and serves on the Hotel Development Council.
About Auberge Resorts Collection
Auberge Resorts Collection owns and operates a portfolio of world-class spa resorts, hotels, residences and private clubs under two distinct brands: Auberge Hotels and Resorts, timeless luxury properties acclaimed for their intimate, understated elegance, and VieVage Hotels and Resorts, a new lifestyle brand that brings together contemporary themes of design, community and wellness in a fresh, active and social environment. While Auberge nurtures the individuality of each property, all share a crafted approach to luxury that is expressed through captivating design, world-class dining and spas, and gracious yet unobtrusive service. Properties in the Auberge Resorts Collection include: Auberge du Soleil and Calistoga Ranch, Napa Valley, Calif.; Esperanza, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico; Hotel Jerome, Aspen, Colo.; Malliouhana, Anguilla; Nanuku, Fiji; The Auberge Residences at Element 52, Telluride, Colo.; Hacienda AltaGracia, Pérez Zeledón, Costa Rica; VieVage, Napa Valley; VieVage, Los Cabos; and Auberge Beach Residences and Spa Fort Lauderdale, with several others in development. For more information about Auberge Resorts Collection, please visit http://www.aubergeresorts.com/. Follow Auberge Resorts Collection on Facebook at facebook.com/AubergeResorts and on Twitter at @AubergeResorts
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