Cachet Hotel Group Opens LA OfficeFebruary 10, 2016
Hong Kong-based Cachet Hotel Group announced the opening of a new office in Los Angeles, as well as the appointment of a new leadership team.
Meredith Gelacak joins CHG as president of hotel operations for the Americas, reporting to CEO Alexander Mirza. Gelacak brings more than 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry including 15 years with Hilton Worldwide, where as vice president of F&B she oversaw $2 billion of revenue. She also served as GM of several full-service Hilton hotels and as the COO of a luxury spa venture featuring LVMH brands.
Yvonne Choi is the new chief development officer for the Americas and global head of residential. Over the past year, Choi negotiated Cachet’s entry into the American market with new projects in Los Cabos, Mexico and Westlake Village, California. She will oversee the development and expansion of CHG hotels, resorts, and mixed-use developments throughout the Americas. Choi joins the team from Asia, where she was chief marketing officer. Before joining Cachet, Choi worked at sbe’s global development team in Los Angeles. Choi began her career at the New York-based Corcoran Group.
Tina Martin has been appointed the managing director of interior design for the Americas. She brings nearly 15 years of design and development experience to CHG, with experience working at Gensler, where notable projects included the Aria Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, the Crystals shopping district at CityCenter, and Sands Cotai Central in Macau. Martin is currently overseeing work on the interior design of a 309-room CHG integrated resort in Los Cabos, which features two Cachet hotel brands, multiple restaurants, and a beach club.