Robert Nadler, the founder and CEO of London-based Nadler Hotels, is stepping down from his executive seat.
“After many successful years creating and building the Nadler brand, I have been looking at the next stage of development for the business,” Nadler told The Caterer. “As it is has become clear that my vision for the future differs from that of the other shareholders, we have agreed that this was the right moment for me to hand over to someone more in keeping with their future business plans, leaving me free to pursue my own ambitions.”
In the meantime, Yvonne Jackson, who was previously the operations director of the company and has been working in the industry for 20 years, will take over as interim CEO. Before she claimed her leadership role in Nadler six years ago, Jackson worked for Hilton, QHotels and De Vere while running her own hotel, booking agency and consultancy business.
When the company launched in 2006, it was originally named Base2Stay and owned one property in Kensington, London. After the company switched up the name to Nadler Hotels in 2013, its inventory grew to a UK-based portfolio of four hotels. Three are in London Kensington, Soho and Victoria while one is in Liverpool.
The group’s development pipeline has two upcoming hotels opening in London Covent Garden and Manchester. “Robert’s vision, drive and commitment to building the foundation of our highly successful group of hotels cannot be understated,” Robert Peto, chairman of Nadler Hotels, said in a statement. He leaves us in a great position from which to accelerate our growth.”