Irene Hoek Joins Dorchester Collection as Head of Global Development

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Irene Hoek has been appointed as head of global development at Dorchester Collection.

Having worked in hotel development for the past 15 years, Hoek joins Dorchester Collection from IHG based in London, where she held the position of vice president development, overseeing strategic investment and management opportunities for the InterContinental brand.

Previous positions include vice president development at IHGs North America headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia, responsible for branded residential development, and vice president development at Starwoods North America headquarters in New York, responsible for growth of the St Regis brand.

Prior to that, she was director of development for Europe, Africa and Middle East for Starwood Hotels & Resorts and senior associate at BNY Capital Markets Inc, focused on mergers and acquisitions.

Irene has a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from Georgia State University and a Master of Business Administration from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

Irene Hoek brings a wealth of experience to the company and the appointment marks how seriously we are taking the development of the brand, said Christopher Cowdray, CEO of Dorchester Collection.

Dorchester, London

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