CWT has appointed Judy Hendrick as CFO and as a member of the executive leadership team. She had been serving as interim CFO. Hendrick retired last year as CFO and chief growth officer for Aimbridge Hospitality after 13 years in that role. She also worked at Wyndham International for 15 years, including as senior vice president of finance.


Festive Road, the travel and event management consultancy, has added two consultants to its team, James Windsor and Jenny Mittlestat. Windsor will deliver analytic support to clients and help enhance the company’s analytics offering. He has more than 14 years of experience in data at HRG Consulting, American Express Global Business Travel and PricewaterhouseCoopers. Most recently, he was a business intelligence analyst at MWI Animal Health. Mittlestat will be responsible for project management across consulting projects to support clients and colleagues in delivering successful outcomes. She has nearly 30 years in the travel industry, the past 10 at BCD Travel in global program management. Prior to that, she spent six years on the Yahoo! corporate travel team. Mittlestat started her career in TMC operations working at Rosenbluth, Travel and Transport and American Express Global Business Travel.


Hyatt Hotels Corporation has appointed Eben Hewitt as chief information officer. He will oversee technology, enterprise applications and cybersecurity for the company. Hewitt previously served as chief technology officer at Sabre Hospitality, a technology provider to the hospitality industry, serving more than 40,000 hotels and resorts spanning 160 countries. In addition to the industry experience, he has published books on enterprise architecture, software design and database management systems.


Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants named Tiffany Cooper as head of development for North America and the Caribbean. A Kimpton veteran, she has over 27 years of hospitality experience. Cooper joined Starwood Hotels & Resorts in 1999 and worked in operations and sales there until 2005, when she transitioned to the real estate development group for Starwood. Following Marriott’s acquisition of Starwood, she joined Marriott’s international development team.


Synergy Global Housing, a serviced accommodation provider, has named Joe Low as director of sales; and Jacqueline Ang as supply chain director for the Asia-Pacific region; both will be based out of Synergy’s APAC headquarters in Singapore. Low has more than 20 years of experience in business development, including with Oakwood Worldwide, Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts, Langham Hotels and Resorts, Mandarin Oriental and Marriott. Ang has 12 years of experience in the alternative accommodation industry. She has held senior positions at Oakwood, Switchplace and National Corporate Housing.