Hyatt Hotels & Resorts has appointed Scott Richer to serve as Hyatt’s regional vice president of development in Canada. In his new role, Richer will be responsible for the growth of Hyatt’s full service and select service brands in Canada. Richer will be based in Toronto, Ontario.
Richer has more than 14 years of hospitality experience. He began his career in operations for Starwood Hotels & Resorts in Australia. Most recently, he served as executive director of development for Delta Hotels and Resorts, where he was instrumental in driving Delta’s growth in Canada.
“Scott has the leadership skills and requisite experience to propel Hyatt’s full service and select service growth in Canada,” said Julienne Smith, Hyatt’s senior vice president of franchise and managed development for Hyatt Place and Hyatt House in North America. “He is a talented leader with outstanding instincts and a track record for driving brand development, and I am confident Scott’s skills and expertise will raise the bar as Hyatt continues to grow its brand presence throughout Canada.”