AccorHotels has appointed Rhonda Hare to the position of General Counsel Asia Pacific.
Hare joins the Group with over 22 years of experience as an in-house and private practice lawyer across Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Europe and the Americas.
She was a Partner at Ashurst LPP (formerly Blake Dawson) and more recently part of the Legal Division at Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA).
In addition to being admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of NSW Australia, Rhonda has an Executive MBA from IE Business School and a Master of Law from the University New South Wales.
Accor says Hare’s “international exposure and her experience in negotiating commercial contracts relating to real estate and hotel transactions will help support the fast growth of AccorHotels Asia Pacific”.
“As General Counsel, Rhonda will be working closely with the Asia Pacific Development team to provide legal support, develop and review deal structures and support hotel owner relations”, AccorHotels says.
AccorHotels operates in 18 countries with more than 800 hotels and resorts across Asia Pacific. In addition, more than 350 properties are scheduled to open over the next five years.