Hospitality Industry Veteran to Join Concord Hospitality Board of Directors
Glyn Aeppel appointed to board to fuel company’s expansion across North America
Leading hospitality developer and manager, Concord Hospitality Enterprises Company has announced that hospitality industry veteran Glyn Aeppel has been appointed to its board of directors. In this new role, Aeppel will assist in fueling Concord Hospitality’s growth across the industry and expansion in its portfolio of more than 100 properties.
“We are excited to welcome Glyn to our board of directors and benefit from her years of expertise and experience in the hospitality industry,” said Mark Laport, President and CEO of Concord Hospitality. “We look forward to working with her and other board members to further enhance our portfolio and bring our robust pipeline of opportunities to fruition.”
Founder, President and CEO of Glencove Capital, a hospitality investment and advisory company with an emphasis on the lifestyle segment, Aeppel has over 30 years of global experience in developing and building hotel brands, raising capital, managing assets and investing in hotel companies and assets for major companies including Marriott, Interstate Hotels, Le Meridien, Fairmont Hotels and Resorts and Loews Hotels. Immediately prior to founding Glencove Capital, Aeppel served as a partner and Chief Investment Officer for Andre Balazs Properties.
Since its founding eight years ago, Glencove Capital has invested in multiple independent lifestyle hotels and restaurants, all in partnership with local investors and developers. Most recently, the company launched a lifestyle hospitality investment platform. The platform’s first corporate investment is in a European-based hospitality brand, MOB Hotel, which has hotels in Europe and the United States.
“Across the hotel industry, Concord Hospitality is known for its expertise in management and development and delivering outstanding guest service at all of its properties,” said Aeppel. “I am eager to play a key role in Concord Hospitality’s expansion across North America.”
Aeppel has sourced, closed and financed real estate investments of over $2 billion throughout the United States and Europe. She has invested in all segments of the industry from limited service assets to luxury resorts, across all brands, and has purchased, developed ground-up and disposed of assets.
Aeppel also serves as a board member of two publicly traded NYSE companies, Simon Property Group and AvalonBay Communities, and two private companies, Exclusive Resorts and Gilbane Inc. She holds a master’s in business administration from Harvard Business School and a bachelor’s degree from Principia College.
About Concord Hospitality Enterprises Company
As an award-winning hotel development and management company, Concord Hospitality Enterprises Company has spent the last three decades building relationships with investors, partners, and third-party hotel owners on more than $2.5 billion in premium-branded properties across the United States and Canada. As an operator, Concord Hospitality instills value from the ground up, developing and managing with a sustainable viewpoint, a focus on quality and hands-on involvement to ensure long-term profitability and success. Concord Hospitality believes that its people are its greatest strength. With the brightest talent, the most innovative processes and a commitment to giving back to the communities where associates live and work, Concord Hospitality is committed to being a great place to work for all. Learn more at concordhotels.com.