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Thursday 10 November

Patrick Apostolo

Corporate Operations Director EMEA, Radisson Hotel Group

Currently overseeing more than 300 hotels operating in different contract agreements. Managing in a normal year over 3beur in TR, with EBIDTA results reaching over 30% YOY. Leading the transformation of the RHG operating model, working with a team of 3 direct reports at corporate level and 12 dotted line reports in the respective geographical areas, with over 25T FTE’s. Personal objective to enable the operating model of the hospitality industry 2.0, aiming to be the #1 for quality and profitability in those markets in which we operates. Focusing on strategic multi year projects with a strong expertise in implementing new technologies, processes and policies. Enabling sharing of best practices across the organization and facilitating the horizontal process optimization. Born in Sicily, with a dual nationality, raised in several countries, and with an infinite passion to be a great host and create memorable moments. Studied Business Management in’ ‘Alma Mater – University of Bologna’, completed a PGD in Hospitality Management at ‘Les Roches’, and in continuous research of learning and growing trough Executive education. Lived like a globetrotter in 8 different destinations, in Belgium since 2013. Started my career in the events and catering industry, launched 3 start-ups in the tech-event sector and over the past 10 years has gained extensive experience in merge and integrations, process optimization and culture transformation. Have a real passion for reading, art & culture, travels, sports, innovation, technology and of course food and drinks.