Next Story Group has appointed Patrick Imbardelli as chairman of its board with immediate effect.
Imbardelli succeeds Luis Miranda who has retired from the board after more than six years in that role. Prior to this appointment, Imbardelli was a non-executive director and advisor to Next Story Group for the past three years.
With a hospitality career spanning more than 30 years, Imbardelli was formerly the chief executive Asia-Pacific of the InterContinental Hotels Group, and the chief executive and board member of Pan Pacific Hotels Group. His achievements extend from capital restructuring and investments in developing countries to integrating hotel management companies, businesses and brands.
He is also a director and advisor of IDEM Hospitality, advisory board member and advisor for Tionale Enterprises, director of The Goodnight Co, and previously a director and advisory board member of Symmons Industries in Boston.