Newly created position marks positive expansion of hotel brandSIXTY Collective, the company formed in 2013 by Brothers Jason Pomeranc, Michael Pomeranc, Lawrence Pomeranc, and long-time collaborator Stephen Brandman committed to creating 360-degree cultural experiences in hospitality environments, announced the appointment of Jim Biggar as President of their SIXTY Hotels brand of properties, currently in New York, Los Angeles and Miami. The newly created position marks a positive step towards the company’s expansion plans of the luxury lifestyle hotel company which debuted in early 2014.
In his new role, Biggar will oversee the day-to day operations together with the revenue and financial growth of SIXTY Hotels, and will lead the company into the next phase of its expansion as the brand opens Nautilus, a SIXTY Hotel in Miami this July and the development of SIXTY Montreal in late 2016.
“We are delighted to announce the appointment of Jim Biggar to the newly created position of President of SIXTY Hotels” say Stephen Brandman, co-owner of SIXTY Collective. “This new role further strengthens our expertise, and allows my partners and I to focus on the future growth of the SIXTY Hotel’s brand and other projects for SIXTY collective.”
Biggar joins SIXTY Hotels with over 30 years’ experience in major markets worldwide working with more than 20 well-known brands such as Marriott, Starwood, Hilton, Hard Rock International and IHG, and 25 independently branded hotels. Most recently, he spent the last three years as the Executive Vice President, North America for Interstate Hotels and Resorts; the leading US-based global hotel management company, where he established their core operating principals for over 439 hotels around the world. The seasoned hotelier has also led numerous industry councils throughout his career, and is known for his solid track record in building high performance teams.
Michael Pomeranc, co-owner of SIXTY Collective says, “Jim’s wealth of experience in customer service and staff development is exactly want we need to enhance our service culture. He is a great addition to the company, and we believe he will help us take SIXTY Hotels into the next phase of our development.”