iNua Hospitality PLC Appoints Chris Austin To Board Of Directors
iNua Hospitality PLC is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Austin to the Board of Directors of the PLC. Chris Austin is currently Director of Operations of iNua Hospitality’s iNua Collection of nine regional Irish hotels.
Chris joined iNua from Tifco hotel group, where he was Regional Operations Manager for seven years, managing a diverse portfolio of leisure hotels & resorts, business hotels & golf clubs. Prior to this he was Director of Operations at The Shelbourne for three years and at Marriott Druids Glen Resort for two years. He also worked internationally with Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts in Dubai.
Chris joined The iNua Collection in January 2019 as Director of Operations. Since joining, he has been responsible for the rollout of the group food & beverage strategy, the transitioning of The Tullamore Court Hotel into the collection and the opening of The Fairways Hotel in Dundalk.
His appointment to the board follows the appointment of Sean O’Driscoll, the COO of iNua Hospitality PLC, as the new Chief Executive Officer. The previous Chief Executive Officer Noel Creedon remains on the PLC board as a non-executive director.
“Chris brings a wealth of hospitality experience to the PLC board,” says Eamon Ryan, Chairman of the Board of Directors of iNua Hospitality PLC. “As the company grows, it is important to ensure we have strong insights into hospitality trends and developments and we look forward to the excellent contribution Chris will make to our board.”