Antony Ritch has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer for TFE Hotels, following a global search. An Australian, Ritch will be relocating from Los Angeles, USA to Sydney and will commence his role in February 2019.
Ritch has spent over 20 years with Westfield Corporation and undertaken a diverse range of senior roles across Australia, the USA and the UK. He has held international roles in shopping centre operations, property development, regional operations, business development, digital disruption and corporate management. He has been accountable for driving and delivering complex strategies for both operational management and development feasibilities and, in his property development roles, has overseen a multi-billion dollar property portfolio over numerous jurisdictions and partnered with some of the world’s largest investment groups to deliver key projects.
His most recent appointments saw him play a key leadership role in Westfield’s digital transformation, as Chief Operating Officer for Westfield Labs, and then Executive Vice President of Shopping Centres and Venues for One Market.
“TFE Hotels is delighted to have Antony onboard in the new year. With his proven track record and extensive leadership and entrepreneurial skills, he will play an invaluable role in leading our team and supporting our growing global pipeline of new and existing hotels,” said Allan Vidor, Chairman of TFE Hotels.