Richmond, London 07 October 2019 – 10.00am.
CAP Worldwide Serviced Apartments (CAP) is delighted to announce that Clare Ace, previously of The Serviced Apartment Company (SACO) has joined CAP as a key member of their senior leadership team - with immediate effect.
Clare will be principally responsible for developing the CAP global relationships and brand partnerships with apartment and corporate housing operators, whilst working alongside owners Jo Layton and Andrew Hopgood to fulfil their goal of providing the best in class global serviced apartment booking agency.
Clare’s most recent role in SACO was as Director of Global Supply and Revenue, with previous experience in managing key corporate accounts and numerous in-house delivery teams for over 19 years. Clare was instrumental in helping to grow the business from a small family owned regional operator to a multi-million-pound operation with several brands.
Jo Layton, Director of CAP, says ‘Clare is very well-respected and highly regarded in the business travel and extended stay sectors, with a deep knowledge and understanding of managing serviced apartments and corporate housing. She is already a great asset to our ambitious and aspirational start-up’.
Layton adds ‘Clare’s arrival into our team has been warmly welcomed by all our fellow directors. We quickly recognised that Clare’s fun, caring and outgoing personality, along with her proven skillset in successfully managing multiple service and sales arenas, alongside her entrepreneurial attitude, made her a perfect fit for CAP. We are truly lucky to have her on-board to help the with the continuous development of our products and services.
Andrew Hopgood, COO, adds ‘We are excited to have Clare’s experience and capabilities in the team to help with the continuous evolution of the business and with a focus on CAPTURE, our digital eco system. We believe that she will help to process map CAP services to ensure that we remain current and provide the best products and services to our clients and true recognition of our brand partners.
Clare says "I am super excited to be joining the highly respected and skilled CAP team, combine this with the company’s strong entrepreneurial ethos plus the completely focussed approach to offering an efficient long stay solution for the corporate traveller, this is a fantastic time to be driving the development of an exciting new brand in the hospitality and extended stay sector’.
Welcome Clare to the CAP Worldwide team!