Outrigger Hospitality has appointed Kenny Kan as
Senior Vice President and Chief Development Officer.
In this newly
reintroduced role, Kenny will report directly to Outrigger
president and CEO, Jeff Wagoner and oversee the company’s growth
initiatives, both in Hawaii and around the globe.
As chief development officer, Kan will help
execute the company’s strategic growth strategy – increasing the
Outrigger portfolio through acquisitions of resort properties and
securing management contracts in Hawaii as well as global resort
“The decision to appoint a chief development
officer is a direct correlation with our mission to be the premier
beach resort brand in the world,” said Wagoner. “We have many
groundbreaking developments in the pipeline for 2020 and are
poised for continued growth with Kenny to help navigate this
With several years of experience as vice
president, capital markets and treasurer, for Alexander & Baldwin
– Hawaii, Kenny is no stranger to Outrigger. He
previously served in a corporate finance and strategic planning
capacity for the Hawaii hospitality brand. Kenny also
has extensive experience in real estate investments from his
previous roles as CFO with The Resort Group in Hawaii, vice
president in the private equity firm Grove in New York and as a
portfolio manager with Goldman Sachs in Tokyo.