SAN FRANCISCO—Commune Hotels & Resorts has announced the appointment of Todd Wynne-Parry as executive vice president of global acquisitions & development. Wynne-Parry brings to Commune more than 30 years of experience, having held senior leadership positions at Starwood Hotels, IHG, and Marriott, among other hotel companies. As a member of the Commune executive team, Wynne-Parry will lead the charge for the company’s global growth by sourcing and securing management contracts and investment opportunities.
“Todd’s passion and energy are contagious, and his international experience in the luxury lifestyle sector adds depth to the diversity of thought on our executive team,” says Niki Leondakis, CEO of Commune Hotels & Resorts. “We look forward to our healthy future with him onboard.”
Wynne-Parry joins the Commune Hotels & Resorts team from the Trump Hotel Collection, where he was senior vice president of global hotel development & acquisitions, initiating the company’s expansion to Greater China and the Middle East. A dual-citizen of Australia and the United States, Wynne-Parry has lived and worked in the U.S., Asia, Australia, and the United Kingdom. He was instrumental in the development efforts for IHG, Starwood, and Marriott in the Asia Pacific region. He began his career as a hotel consultant in the San Diego office of Laventhol & Horwath, once the preeminent hotel, resort and tourism consulting firm. His tenure at Laventhol & Horwath, and later Horwath Asia Pacific, included leading the company’s hotel consulting practice in its Hong Kong office.