Chris King is Salamander Hotels and Resorts’ new chief development officer. Prem Devadas is president of Middleburg, Virginia-based Salamander.
Previously, King was vice president of real estate investments for Brookfield Asset Management in Washington, D.C. In his new position he will develop strategies to grow Salamander’s growth with third-party managed hotels and resorts in the US, Canada and the Caribbean.
“Salamander is entering an exciting phase, and Chris is a perfect fit for the position,” Devadas said. “His background in both real estate and hospitality provides a unique perspective, allowing him to work seamlessly with hotel and resort owners, investors, brokers, asset managers and other advisors.”
King also worked as vice president for DiamondRock Hospitality Company and as director of development finance at Marriott International. He has a bachelor’s degree with a concentration in finance from Boston College and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.