UniFocus appoints Richard Moreau to its board of directors

Richard Moreau

UniFocus, a Dallas-based provider of workforce management systems and financial tools, named hotelier Richard Moreau to its board of directors.
A 37-year veteran of the hospitality industry, Moreau was most recently COO of Strategic Hotels & Resorts, an owner and asset manager of 17 hotels and resorts which was recently acquired by Blackstone Real Estate Partnership for approximately $6 billion. Strategic has an aggregate of 7,921 rooms and 847,000 square feet of multipurpose meeting and banqueting space under brands such as Fairmont, Four Seasons, Hyatt, Ritz-Carlton, InterContinental, Marriott, Loews and Westin.
“As a member of the UniFocus board, I look forward to speaking with decision-makers at the property, regional and ownership levels about how important strong, efficient labor management is,” Moreau said. “There is so much value in UniFocus’ initial survey, and businesses will recoup the cost within the first 12 months. It will, in fact, give you a better product, better service, and better productivity – it’s not just saving labor.”
Prior to joining Strategic in 2003, Moreau served as a principal of Gremor Hospitality and EVP of Inn Corporation America. His earlier career included positions at Hyatt Hotels & Resorts and the Howard Johnson Company.