12 July, 2023: Minor Hotels has announced the appointment of Ian Di Tullio PhD as the company’s new Chief Commercial Officer, effective from June 2023.
He joins the Bangkok-based group from his most recent position as Chief Commercial Officer Europe at Accor, where he led the commercial managementmmercial management and marketing efforts for Europe & North Africa across a portfolio of nearly 3,000 hotels ranging from economy to luxury and management to franchise operating models.
On top of his proven record in driving commercial success, Di Tullio brings to Minor Hotels a deep expertise in loyalty, analytics, customer engagement and digital, having overseen groundbreaking innovations in customer loyalty, digital marketing and distribution during previous roles at Accor, Qatar Airways and Air Canada.
He has extensive global management experience with large multinational organisations and a proven track record managing multi-cultural teams at senior levels in travel & hospitality, aviation, consulting, retail and media entities across three continents.
Di Tullio earned his PhD in Marketing from Cranfield University in the UK. He also holds an executive MBA from Queen’s University in Canada, and has pursued executive education in Marketing Analytics from The Wharton School. The Canadian national is a guest lecturer at many universities, speaks frequently at commercial, digital, loyalty, analytics and customer engagement events worldwide, and is fluent in English, French and Italian.
Commenting on the appointment, Dillip Rajakarier, CEO of Minor Hotels and Group CEO of Minor International, said, “I am thrilled to welcome Ian Di Tullio to the Minor Hotels family. His unwavering commitment to driving commercial success make him an invaluable addition to the executive team. We are confident that Ian will further strengthen the company’s commercial endeavours and elevate our global presence.