Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group appoints Barbara Cacoulidis as Vice President Global Sales Partners, The Americas

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group is the award-winning owner and operator of some of the world’s most luxurious hotels, resorts and residences. Having grown from its Asian roots into a global brand, the Group now operates 38 hotels and 11 residences in 25 countries and territories, with each property reflecting the Group’s oriental heritage, local culture and unique design. Mandarin Oriental has a strong pipeline of hotels and residences under development, and is a member of the Jardine Matheson Group.

Barbara Cacoulidis has been appointed by Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group as the Vice President Global Sales Partners for The Americas, based in New York City, effective from 16 January 2024. Barbara has served more than twenty years with Rosewood Hotel Group, latterly as their Director of Global Sales.

Barbara will be taking on a significant role within a global team based in America. She will be improving and coordinating the approach to sales partners, in developing and refining the overall sales partner strategy. Barbara will continue to build and nurture existing partnerships and identify potential partners to form mutually beneficial relationships. Her expertise will likely be instrumental in driving sales and revenue growth for the organization.

Society was engaged to find a seasoned sales leader with a proven track record of leading high performing sales teams and maintaining excellent client relations in The Americas. We sought a leader who has a passion to develop the future of Mandarin Oriental, as a leading luxury brand. Barbara has a long history of managing a luxury brand and is an outstanding commercial leader. Barbara is a well-recognised ambassador in the luxury market and will undoubtably continue her legacy across the region and promoting partnerships in all international markets.

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