Sherman Associates names new VP of hospitality operations

Shawn Nayyar joined Sherman Associates as vice president of Hospitality Operations.

Nayyar oversees the management and owner relations for Sherman’s multi-brand portfolio of hotel properties as well as all other food and beverage business operations.

He will be responsible for developing and implementing the hospitality division’s overall operational strategies, driving the operational excellence, and building the leadership capabilities on the hospitality management team.

Nayyar joins Sherman with more than 25 years of international hospitality and food and beverage experience including AAA Four Diamond luxury hotels and restaurants.

Among his previous positions, he was responsible for the operations and launch of award winning boutique hotels and restaurants for a Minneapolis-based global hotel developer. While there, Nayyar oversaw the development of hotels that have been named to the Top 500 World’s Best Hotels by Travel and Leisure, and the Best Hotels in the World by Conde Nast Traveler.