Langham Hospitality appoints Phil Keb to EVP of development - Americas and Europe

Langham Hospitality Group appointed Phil Keb to EVP of development – The Americas and Europe. This is a new position created under the leadership of CEO Robert Warman, and signifies the Group’s commitment to new development in both regions.

In this new role, Keb will be responsible for expanding the footprint of Langham Hotels and Resorts, which includes luxury properties for The Langham and Langham Place brands, as well as upscale developments for the Cordis and Eaton brands. Keb is pursuing investment opportunities and management contracts throughout the United States, Western Europe, the Caribbean and South America.

Before joining Langham Hospitality Group, Keb was responsible for leading development activities for Commune Hotels, a San Francisco-based boutique hotel company. In this role, he spearheaded real estate acquisitions and third-party management agreements for the Thompson, JDV and tommie brands.

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Prior to Commune, Keb was with Kiawah Partners where his primary focus was the development of new hospitality projects including the 135 room Park Hyatt Hotel, within the 2,500-acre Christophe Harbour resort in St. Kitts.

Before joining Kiawah Partners, Keb held senior development leadership positions with Capella Hotel Group and The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company.

Keb began his hospitality career with Hyatt Hotels Corporation where he held various management positions in the design and construction group. He is a graduate of The Georgia Institute of Technology and a long time active member of the Recreational Development Council of the Urban Land Institute.

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