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SHR Group appoints new CFO and CCO to accelerate next phase of growth

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Thomas Schulz (left) and Heinrich Kessler.

Founded in 2004, SHR Group is a global specialist technology and service provider to the hotel sector. Through a full suite of tools, SHR Group helps over 2,000 hoteliers globally maximize revenue by optimizing all aspects of the booking and retention ecosystem.

HOUSTON TX – Hotel technology specialist SHR Group has made two key appointments to its executive team as it accelerates its global expansion. Finance and M&A expert Thomas Schulz joins as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), while Heinrich Kessler, a stalwart of the hospitality industry, takes on the role of Chief Commercial Officer (CCO).

Bringing a wealth of experience to his role as CFO, Thomas is responsible for overseeing the company’s finance and HR teams. His background includes serving as CFO at a global retail software company, and holding key finance and M&A leadership roles at information management platform OpenText, customer experience management company Sitecore, and software developer Informatica.

Joining SHR Group as CCO, Heinrich Kessler boasts over 25 years’ experience in the hospitality and hospitality technology sector. Heinrich has worked with prominent brands such as technology provider Pegasus and CRS provider Trust International, as well as hospitality solution provider D-Edge where he was CCO.

Thomas Schulz, CFO at SHR Group, said: “I am thrilled to be a part of SHR and look forward to contributing to the company’s continued success. The innovative spirit and commitment to excellence here are truly inspiring, and I am excited to lead the finance and HR teams in driving strategic initiatives and financial success for the organization.”

Heinrich Kessler, CCO at SHR Group, said: “Joining SHR is an exciting opportunity, and I am honored to be a part of this dynamic organization. I look forward to leveraging my experience in electronic distribution, hospitality sales and marketing, and global business development to contribute to the company’s growth and success.”

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