Bořivoj Vokřínek has been appointed Partner, Strategic Advisory & Head of Hospitality Research EMEA at Cushman & Wakefield. His main responsibility will be developing research operations for the needs of current and new clients with focus on investment strategies. He will assume a position created as part of a company-wide strategy aimed at enlarging the Hotel Real Estate Team throughout the EMEA region. The team is headed by Jonathan Hubbard.
Bořivoj has more than 20 years of experience in the hotel sector across Europe and Asia. In addition, he has worked on numerous projects in Africa and the Middle East. Prior to rejoining Cushman & Wakefield, Bořivoj served with Hyatt International as Regional Vice-President in the Feasibility and Development Finance department covering the EMEA and Southwest Asia regions. Before that, he headed up the Feasibility & Investment Analysis team for the Europe & Africa region at Hilton Worldwide as Senior Director. While serving with Cushman & Wakefield and HVS, Bořivoj also worked in Shanghai and Sydney for two and three years, respectively.
Bořivoj Vokřínek, Partner, Strategic Advisory & Head of Hospitality Research EMEA, says: "I'm pleased to be rejoining Cushman & Wakefield after eight years and look forward to leveraging the experience I have gained while working abroad for leading international hotel companies. The hospitality industry is one of the fastest growing sectors in the world but it is also a turbulent field that is subject to a rapid change. Research and data analytics are critical drivers of a successful investment strategy that needs to anticipate new trends and future market evolution. I'm confident that my experience combined with the depth and breadth of resources at Cushman & Wakefield will allow guiding our clients towards the best solutions to maximize the value of their investments."
Bořivoj holds a master's degree from the University of Economics in Prague and a bachelor's degree in hotel management from the Hotel School Sydney. In addition, he holds an MBA from the Bond University in Australia. Bořivoj is also lecturing Hotel Development and Asset Management at the Glion Institute in Switzerland.
Jonathan Hallett, Head of Central & Eastern Europe, Cushman & Wakefield, says: "During the last year, we considerably strengthened our Hotel Real Estate Team in all parts of the EMEA region. We have hired some of the top professionals in the hotel sector, and I'm pleased to say that Bořivoj Vokřínek has joined our company here in Prague to help us deepen partnerships with investors and improve the effectiveness of our services throughout the region."