Mr. Adrian Oyekanmi

Senior Vice President, Global Strategic Sourcing

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group announced the appointment of Adrian Oyekanmi as Senior Vice President, Global Strategic Sourcing. Adrian will report to Iñigo Capell, Executive Vice President & Global Chief Resources Officer.

Adrian joined Carlson in April 2017 as Vice President, Global Strategic Sourcing. Since then, he has worked to develop and implement a comprehensive strategic sourcing strategy build to improve the value proposition for the entire hotel portfolio and its owners, focusing on cost reductions and promoting the company’s responsible business practices.

Effective November 13, 2017, Adrian’s role becomes global and includes The Rezidor Hotel Group’s portfolio across Europe, the Middle East & Africa, in addition to Carlson’s portfolio in the USA and Asia Pacific. He will be responsible for building and developing relationships with key strategic vendors, oversee contract negotiation, vendor compliance and accountability across Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group globally. Adrian and his international sourcing and procurement team will support the varied needs of Carlson Rezidor’s hotels, owners and corporate offices.

“I am very pleased with the appointment of Adrian Oyekanmi as Carlson Rezidor’s new Senior Vice President, Global Strategic Sourcing. Adrian’s extensive experience in the hospitality industry and within Carlson Hotels will be invaluable on our mission to continually improve the guest experience and bring value to our owners and investors globally,” said Iñigo Capell, Carlson Rezidor’s Executive Vice President & Global Chief Resources Officer.



Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates has announced the appointment of Seema Pande as Commercial Director. In her role, Seema will oversee and drive the sales, marketing and revenue departments for the award-winning, luxury lifestyle destination.

Seema’s hospitality experience has seen her operate in various Sales & Marketing roles in Dubai for twenty years. Working with esteemed hospitality groups such as Emaar, Starwood and Fairmont, Seema has been responsible for positioning some of Dubai’s leading hotels in local and international markets.

In her previous role as Commercial Director for the Al Habtoor City Complex in Dubai, Seema oversaw the sales, marketing, PR and revenue teams and led the launch strategies across four hotels including The St. Regis Dubai, W Dubai – Al Habtoor City, The Westin Dubai, Al Habtoor City and The St. Regis Dubai, Al Habtoor Polo Resort & Club.