Get to know us

Centriq Hotel management was founded by 2 entrepreneurs with over 35 years in the hotel industry.

Paul Suy

Chief Executive Officer

Paul started his career as a bell boy in a luxury hotel in London and climbed the hospitality ladder through every single department and later as General Manager in a number of hotels before being awarded the role of Head of Operations for Europe with the American based Interstate Hotels. In his last role, Paul had final responsibility over a large portfolio of hotels, ranging from Holiday Inn Express and Hampton by Hilton in The Netherlands as well as Marriott and Novotel in Belgium, to the very successful “The Marker Hotel”, a luxury property in affiliation with “Leading Hotels of the World” in central Dublin.

Through his comprehensive career, Paul has grown an extensive knowledge and experience with all types of hotels, different ownership structures, the several brand franchise options and management structures.

Karin Savooy

Chief Financial Officer

Karin graduated as a Master in Applied Economics and later on earned a special degree as Tax specialist from the Vlerick School for Management. After a number of positions in Financial Management in the retail business, Karin joined the Irish based Prem Group as Financial Director for their hotels in Benelux and France. She held final responsibility for the financial management as well as Compliance and all Human Resources related issues for over 13 hotels. Karin has extensive experience in hotel related feasibility studies, internal controls, budgeting and forecast, cash management and treasury as well as statutory reporting and M&A.

Kate Vansteenkiste

Director Commercial Strategy

Kate graduated as a Master in Translation and Communication and later on earned the Certificate in Hospitality Management at Cornell University. Kate held various Director of Sales positions in international hotel companies. She worked for ten years with Rezidor Hotel Group, as Director of Business Optimization & Future Openings. After this period Kate joined Pandox as Director of Commercial Strategy. Kate specialises in business and performance optimization, including developing assets of underperforming hotels into successful properties. She has executed large hotel openings, rebranding and repositioning operations, adding value on GOP, brand and real estate level.

Team of experts

We work with a select team of experts in the different competences in both Belgium and The Netherlands.

Partners in the industry

Besides our in-house expertise, we can also rely on a large network of partners in the industry. We can coordinate services such as interior design, FF&E procurement, branding and food and beverage concepts.

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