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

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

New positions form part of its global expansion

Hotel technology specialist SHR Group has announced it has made two key appointments to its executive team as it accelerates its global expansion. 

Thomas Schulz joins as chief financial officer, while Heinrich Kessler, joins as chief commercial officer.

Schulz will be responsible for overseeing the company’s finance and HR teams. 

His experience 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. 

Kessler has more than 25 years’ experience in the hospitality and hospitality technology sector. 

He 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.

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 optimising all aspects of the booking and retention ecosystem. 

Thomas Schulz, CFO of 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 organisation.”

Heinrich Kessler, CCO of SHR Group, said: “Joining SHR is an exciting opportunity, and I am honored to be a part of this dynamic organisation. 

"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.”