Interstate boss to retire

Nicholas Northam, Interstate
Nicholas Northam, executive vice president – international at Interstate Hotels & Resorts. (Interstate Hotels & Resorts)

Interstate Hotels & Resorts, the international arm of US-based Aimbridge Hospitality, has announced that Nicholas Northam, executive vice president – international, is to retire at the end of 2021 after more than 40 years in the industry.

The company plans to announce Northam’s successor in the coming weeks.

Northam joined the third-party management company in 2016, having spent more than two decades in the industry working for the likes of Marriott and Whitbread and ten years as vice president - asset management with Realstar Hotels.

“We deeply appreciate Nick’s leadership of our Interstate team in the UK and Europe. During his remarkable tenure, he led significant growth for the region and built a strong team that remains focused on adding value for the portfolio of hotels throughout the UK, Ireland, Europe and Russia,” said Mike Deitemeyer, president and CEO of Aimbridge Hospitality.

Northam, said: “It has been a real honour and a privilege to lead Interstate for the last five years, during such an exciting period of growth as well as through the extraordinary challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic.”