LOS ANGELES - February 25, 2013 - Oakwood Worldwide, the global leader in corporate housing and serviced apartment solutions, announces the promotion of Lisa Rauch to director of sales for its Asia Pacific region. Rauch will be responsible for setting the regional sales strategy in alignment with the company's global strategy.
Rauch replaces Craig Ryan, who recently took a newly created role as managing director for the region. This change was part of a recently announced organizational model that combines the company's expert knowledge of local markets with its global leadership in the corporate housing and serviced apartment industry. Rauch will focus on achieving defined sales objectives, delivering effective client solutions and providing leadership for the APAC sales team.
"Bringing Lisa into this role further strengthens our on-the-ground presence and sales capability in the region," said Oakwood Worldwide APAC managing director Craig Ryan. "She's an excellent leader with the ability to accelerate sales growth, increase our market share and expand our global footprint."
Rauch joined Oakwood Worldwide in 2003. She has held a number of sales and account management roles - most recently as account executive for the Southern California region. She is a multi-year recipient of numerous sales awards within Oakwood Worldwide, including the President's Club. She holds a bachelor's degree from Pennsylvania State University.
Rauch will operate out of Oakwood Worldwide's sales and service center in Singapore and can be reached at +65 6336 6900.
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Oakwood Worldwide®, based in Los Angeles, Calif., is the leading provider of corporate housing and serviced apartment solutions through its two well-known brands, OakwoodŽ and ExecuStay®. Both brands provide move-in-ready furnished housing designed to meet the needs of business travelers on long- and short-term assignments. Oakwood® has access to the largest selection of housing options and a presence in all 50 United States and more than 55 countries. ExecuStay is the preferred corporate housing partner of Marriott® International and is the only corporate housing brand where guests can earn Marriott Rewards® points for stays at any ExecuStay location in the U.S. For more information, please visit www.oakwood.com and www.execustay.com.###