Khirstie Gunn Myles has been appointed senior vice president of design and construction at Yotel.
Myles joins Yotel with over 20 years of experience managing the development, design and construction of hotels, resorts and residences across the world.
She expertly led IHG’s design and engineering team across Asia, Africa and the Middle East where she was responsible for delivery of over 200 pipeline resort and hotel projects in design and construction between 2012 and 2017.
Before joining Yotel, Myles directed Marriott’s design and project management teams for Europe, Middle East and Africa and also led projects in the US, South America, Caribbean and Australia.
She joins a team that has already gone from strength to strength in its pioneering designs.
“I am absolutely thrilled to welcome such an experienced leader to our team.
“Khirstie has established herself as a global expert, whose career spans continents, cultures and unique projects.
“I know her awareness of the practicalities of design and construction procurement, operation, nuances of markets and the emotional drivers of customers is exceptionally profound, which will play a vital role in the opening of 17 new hotels in the next three years.
“Khirstie will continue the revolution of Yotel and maintain our high standards of innovation across our three brands, Yotel, Yotelair and Yotelpad,” said Hubert Viriot, chief executive of Yotel.