Radisson Hotel Group has named Phil Hugh as chief development officer for the Americas. Most recently, he spent seven years as a development leader at Red Roof Franchising, where he created a franchise division. Prior to that, he held a variety of development leadership positions at Realogy Franchise Group, Development Opportunity Corporation and Cendant Corporation.


The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has named Muhammad Albakri as senior vice president for customer, financial and digital services, based in Geneva, effective March 1, 2021. He had been serving as regional vice president for Africa and the Middle East. Albakri joined IATA in January 2017 after more than a decade in the leadership team of Saudi Arabian Airlines, including serving as CFO.