Barry Robinson – Managing Director, Wyndham Hotel Group (Asia Pacific)

Oct 26, 2017, 08:46 PM

  This podcast features Barry Robinson, President and Managing Director, Wyndham Hotel Group and Vacation Resorts, Asia Pacific. Currently the Wyndham business generates $300 milion and have over 5000 employees worldwide. He started working in the local family business which was a couple of hospitality establishments in Dunedin, New Zealand and became a General Manager at the age of 27. He then moved to Indonesia and then China to lead global hotel chains within those regions. “Moving into Wyndham, I had a vision for the business and it was a lot different to what others had in mind. And the timeshare industry has been around for years and I was trying to make major changes in direction and philosophy [which] was very challenging for some people. I was seen as a young CEO. Looking back, I was trying to move too quickly, was too aggressive. That is one of the key learnings I had” – Barry Robinson. This podcast explores Barry’s transparent and resilient entrepreneurial leadership styl...

 
This podcast features Barry Robinson, President and Managing Director, Wyndham Hotel Group and Vacation Resorts, Asia Pacific. Currently the Wyndham business generates $300 milion and have over 5000 employees worldwide. He started working in the local family business which was a couple of hospitality establishments in Dunedin, New Zealand and became a General Manager at the age of 27. He then moved to Indonesia and then China to lead global hotel chains within those regions.

“Moving into Wyndham, I had a vision for the business and it was a lot different to what others had in mind. And the timeshare industry has been around for years and I was trying to make major changes in direction and philosophy [which] was very challenging for some people. I was seen as a young CEO. Looking back, I was trying to move too quickly, was too aggressive. That is one of the key learnings I had” – Barry Robinson.

This podcast explores Barry’s transparent and resilient entrepreneurial leadership style and his inspirational career journey to date.    

 

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