pentahotels has promoted Ben Thomas to the position of regional director, UK.
In his new role, Thomas will take over from Andrew Munt, who was promoted to vice president operations for the group earlier this year.
He will now be responsible for all hotel operations and management within the region.
Since joining the hotel group in 2014, Thomas has contributed significantly to the success of pentahotels in the UK, overseeing the launch of two new hotels in his previous role as cluster general manager, pentahotels, Birmingham & Derby.
With various qualifications and certifications as well as an advanced diploma in hospitality management, Thomas will continue to cultivate strong relationships with the talented teams across pentahotels’ various properties in the UK and further strengthen the group’s global market presence.
On the announcement of his appointment, Munt said: “With such a proven record of success since joining pentahotels, Ben is absolutely the right individual to lead the UK in to its next chapter.
“His sound strategic and commercial approach will prove incredibly valuable at this time.
“I am delighted to hand the region over to Ben and am excited to see how it evolves under his unique leadership style.”