Published on : Wednesday, August 5, 2020
Megan Knoetze has been appointed Group Director, People and Culture at Crystalbrook Collection, one of Australia’s leading sustainable hospitality companies. Megan comes with more than two decades of experience of leading the cultural and operational transformation for a number of dynamic hospitality organizations.
She was previously associated with Pan Pacific Hotels Group, where she served as the Area Director HR, Oceania for over six years. Prior to her latest appointment she was also employed by Mulpha’s Hotel Operations division and worked the across the portfolio managed by IHG; Inter-Continental Sydney, Sanctuary Cove and Hayman Island. Over the years, she has held notable roles at Trippas White Group, Sodexho and Select Service Partner UK or Ireland.
As a part of her new role, Knoetze will be responsible for leading the ongoing development and delivery of Crystalbrook’s group-wide HR strategy aligned to the organisation’s core values. She will also oversee the Workplace Health and Safety policy, systems and processes and implement key change management strategies and services that will help optimise staff development to differentiate Crystalbrook as the employee of choice within the hospitality industry.
Another key aspect of the role will be to develop a positive culture that fosters accountability, innovation and drives overall business performance to support Crystalbrook’s growth plans, including potential hotel acquisitions. Knoetze will bring to the role a wealth of experience in Human Resource management in hospitality and tourism and will certainly contribute in taking the company to better heights.