Guy Langford succeeds Adam Weissenberg as Vice-Chairman of Deloitte, according to a press release by the firm today. Deloitte LLP, and leader of the Travel, Hospitality & Leisure in the US, serves about 80 percent of all Fortune 500 travel.
According to the news, Langford has built extensive experience in the travel and real estate sector over the years as a principal with Deloitte & Touche LLP. He most recently served as that organization’s National M&A Travel, Hospitality & Leisure and Real Estate leader. Doug Bade, vice chairman, Deloitte LLP, offered this comment:
“Guy brings an impressive record of outstanding service to many of Deloitte’s prominent clients, and his deep industry knowledge and experience have distinguished him throughout his career. I am delighted that he is taking on this new role, and I am confident that he will continue to elevate our Travel, Hospitality and Leisure practice.”
Langford will head Deloitte’s Travel, Hospitality & Leisure practice including being responsible for the development and implementation of key sector initiatives and will work with senior management of the organization’s leading clients. Langford added this on his appointment:
“This is an exciting time for the travel, hospitality and leisure industry, which is experiencing increasing activity and growth both domestically and internationally. Our clients are looking to innovative technologies, strong customer loyalty and experience programs, and strong brands to capture greater market share and increase profitability. I look forward to leading and serving the Deloitte Travel, Hospitality & Leisure team in my new role as we help our clients navigate this environment and target opportunities for growth.”
About Deloitte’s Travel, Hospitality and Leisure Practice
Deloitte’s Travel, Hospitality & Leisure sector offers a broad range of services to travel, hospitality and leisure clients, including assisting clients with branding, operational planning, asset ownership and development, promotion and emerging technology. For more information about Deloitte’s Travel, Hospitality & Leisure group, please visit http://www.deloitte.com/view/en_US/us/Industries/travel-hospitality-leisure/index.htm