US: Extended stay business travel solutions provider BridgeStreet has appointed Kamal Advani as CEO to succeed Sean Worker.
Advani has been a longstanding BridgeStreet board member and managing director of the company’s controlling shareholder, Versa Capital Management, LLC, who will bring 30 years of operating and finance experience, leading companies to achieve sustainable and profitable growth.
Worker, meanwhile, is leaving the company to pursue other interests.
Advani said: “In recent years, BridgeStreet has transitioned into a leading platform providing clients with immediate access to millions of extended stay options, all with price transparency and 24/7 customer support.
“I am excited to take on a greater operational role and help continue BridgeStreet’s evolution as growth accelerates with rapid customer adoption of BridgeStreet’s platform and leading-edge capabilities,” he added.
BridgeStreet currently operates in over 23,000 cities and over 130 countries worldwide. The company’s platform provides customers with access to extended stay lodging choices while improving suppliers’ ability to service the corporate travel market.
BridgeStreet chairman and Versa Capital CEO Gregory Segall said: “We are confident that Kamal’s in-depth knowledge of and close working relationship with BridgeStreet and its management team enable him to help the company reach the next stage of its evolution and potential.
“We are grateful to Sean Worker for his efforts and wish him the very best as he moves on to his next challenge,” he added.
Worker said: “I’m proud to have had the opportunity to work with exceptional colleagues at BridgeStreet to revolutionise extended stay business travel and look forward to pursuing my next chapter personally and professionally.”
For more information, visit the BridgeStreet website here.