Choice Hotels Asia-Pac has appointed experienced acquisition professional Trent Conroy as Director, Investment and Portfolio Growth.

Conroy joins the business from KKR’s global consulting business Environmental Resource Management (ERM), where he spent the last four years in senior acquisitions roles.

During this time, he led the acquisition of more than 20 diversely scaled businesses.

“Trent Conroy brings a wealth of experience spanning a range of industries and geographies,” said Choice Hotels Asia-Pac CEO Trent Fraser.

Trent Conroy

“In particular, he has a deep appreciation and understanding of businesses with aspirations for growth. We’re confident his solid skillset and expertise will play an integral role as we continue to strategically grow the Choice Hotels portfolio in the Asia-Pacific region.”

Based in Melbourne and reporting to Fraser, Conroy will be responsible for building a pipeline of high-value deals and strategic partnerships. 

“I feel honoured to take on the position of Director, Investment and Portfolio Growth,” Conroy said.

Choice Hotels Asia-Pac’s 2022 financial results demonstrate that the group has rebounded after a couple of challenging pandemic years for everyone. I can’t wait to get started with Trent Fraser and his team.”