• Chidozie Uzoezie

A Nigerian Becomes Carlson Rezidor's Senior VP, GSS

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group has appointed Adrian Oyekanmi as Senior Vice President, Global Strategic Sourcing. He will report to Iñigo Capell, Executive Vice President & Global Chief Resources Officer.

Adrian who is a Nigerian, joined Carlson in April 2017 as Vice President, Global Strategic Sourcing. Since then, he has worked to develop and implement a comprehensive strategic sourcing strategy.

Effective November 13, 2017, Adrian’s role becomes global and includes The Rezidor Hotel Group’s portfolio across Europe, the Middle East & Africa, in addition to Carlson’s portfolio in the USA and Asia Pacific.

He will be responsible for building and developing relationships with key strategic vendors, oversee contract negotiation, vendor compliance and accountability across Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group globally.

Adrian and his international sourcing and procurement team will support the varied needs of Carlson Rezidor’s hotels, owners and corporate offices.

Bringing vast experience of the hospitality industry, Adrian initially joined Carlson Hotels from Starwood Hotels & Resorts where he last held the role of Vice President, Supply Chain

Adrian received an International Baccalaureate Diploma from the United World College of the Atlantic, in the United Kingdom, and a BSc degree in Construction Management from Obafemi Awolowo University in Nigeria.


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