Ovolo expands acquisition and development team

Dave Baswal and Marc Hediger.

Ovolo Group has made a new appointment to its Acquisition and Development team as the group sees all 13 properties across Australia and South East Asia begin to reopen.

Marc Hediger has joined Ovolo as the new Group Director of Acquisition and Development while Kyu Baek Kim was recently promoted to Ovolo’s Head of Acquisitions and Development.

Kyu Baek Kim was recently promoted to a new role.

Hediger brings over 40 years of upper management and executive experience to the group including roles at Dusit Hotels and Resorts; Lanson Place Hospitality Management; Rosewood Hotels; Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts; and Movenpick Hotel and Resorts.

“Mark and Kyu Baek are not new to South East Asia market and Hospitality,” said Dave Baswal, Ovolo Hotels managing director AU & NZ.

“They both have extensive amount of experience and knowledge of the industry to lead new acquisitions and foster growth for the brand. Marc also brings an extensive network and knowhow of new markets and will be leading the charge of creating hotel management opportunities alongside finding new assets.”