Hyatt Manchester appoints new commercial director

Hyatt has announced that Jodi Hinks has been appointed as director of commercial strategy for Hyatt Regency and Hyatt House Manchester

Hinks was previously the director of sales and marketing with Rocco Forte Hotels in Manchester and Prague. She has 20 years of experience in the hospitality sector with a number of leading hotel, catering and sports industry brands.

In her new role she will report to Assumpta McDonald –  the properties general manager.

The Hyatt Regency and Hyatt House Manchester hotels opened on January 10 , 2020 and are owned by M&L Hospitality – a Singapore-based real estate investment platform.

Hinks said: “I am passionate about working in the hotel and hospitality industries, especially within the North of England, there is no better satisfaction than a customer or guest leaving with a smile knowing that we have provided a fantastic experience.

“I have seen first-hand how hotels are places where remarkable talent from all genders and diverse backgrounds can thrive. I love that no two days are the same; I’m thrilled to be joining the Hyatt Regency and Hyatt House Manchester hotels at such an exciting time.”

Assumpta McDonald added: “We are incredibly happy to have Jodi on board. Leading her teams, she will oversee partnerships, deliver sales and marketing campaigns and be responsible for developing the brand’s growth strategy and driving MICE, corporate and leisure travellers.”

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