HOSPITALITY LEADERSHIP TEAM

Dan Brady

Chief Executive Officer

An accomplished senior executive with over 10 years’ experience, including seven years board experience on various boards; Dan is a proven leader of large teams and businesses with diverse capital and ownership structures.

Dan takes a disciplined approach to strategy development, execution and the management of capital. He has a high work effort and a hands-on approach to problem-solving with a strong ability to draw out solutions from various circumstances.

Dan values the power that capable people and systems can add to an organisation and is acutely focussed on performance with a foundation of strong ethical governance and risk management.

Dan has been successful in leading large teams of people to achieve objectives. He is focussed on talent development and attraction and takes a strategic approach to the application of the talent pool across an organisation.

Dan’s effective hands-on approach to both the development of leadership capability and understanding an organisation’s customers ensures the continued alignment of resources.

Dan is widely regarded as an industry specialist with over 25 years’ experience from proprietary ownership of a single hotel operation to director and board member of large hotel groups. Dan is an active member of the Australian Hotels Association and has contributed to the development of key policy decisions that continue to positively impact the success and prosperity of communities and the hotel industry.

Dan recently graduated from the Advanced Management Program, Harvard Business School in 2016.


Tim Fawaz

Chief Financial Officer

Tim assumed the role of Chief Financial Officer in February 2019 and is responsible for providing strategic financial leadership, including ensuring the strategy creates Securityholder value, communicating performance and implementing a capital structure to support the Group’s growth and return on investment goals.

Tim has a strong background in financial management gained within ASX listed and private equity settings. Prior to joining Moelis Australia Hotel Management Tim served as Chief Financial and Operations Officer for ASX listed City Chic Collective Ltd (ASX: CCX), formerly Specialty Fashion Group (ASX: SFH), where he managed Information Technology, Group Planning, Group Transformation, Logistics, Investor Relations and Finance. Before CCX, Tim was CEO of EziBuy and CFO of Big W.

Tim’s professional qualifications include a Bachelor of Business in Accounting, membership of CPA Australia, membership of Australian Institute of Company Directors and an MBA from the University of Technology Sydney.


Chris Unger

Chief Operating Officer

Chris is an experienced Senior Executive with deep industry and business knowledge.

Chris has a strong ability to identify opportunities for improved customer and staff outcomes and apply leadership and technology to stimulate long term sustainable growth across a portfolio of geographically dispersed businesses. He applies a customer-first approach with a mindset founded upon ensuring guests have great hospitality experiences in venues.

Chris values a collaborative team and the impact that has on an organisation, drawing on collective strengths to successfully drive change and improve business performance. With a deep passion to see the Redcape team develop and grow as individuals, Chris leads a team that aspire to learn and achieve more. Chris is responsible for the operational leadership of Moelis Australia Managed Hotels and operating performance.

Chris has been successful at identifying and creating value at both and individual asset and portfolio level through innovation in the customer and staff experience. He has a depth of understanding of business systems and data and how these can inform decision making and drive improved business performance. Chris is a highly regarded industry specialist with over 20 years’ experience across Pubs, Clubs and Casino operations in both private and public ownership structures.

Chris studied Commerce – Business Law at Curtin University.


Mark Crick

General Manager, Asset Management

Mark has extensive property and operational leadership experience in the leisure and hospitality industry, having worked with Australia’s largest public and privately held hospitality groups for over 30 years, including seven with the Redcape assets.

Mark’s dedicated focus on the organisation’s success is displayed through a diligent approach to capital management. This is supported by his strong financial acumen and leadership. His depth of experience in hotels across Australia gives him an advantage when evaluating opportunities and managing a property portfolio.

Mark values a culture of continuous learning and improvement. He has led several change management projects which have been successful due to his demonstrated capability in leading people through transformations. He is a respected and strategic leader who is collaborative and has a strong ability to take both staff and external stakeholders on the journey.

Mark’s eye for detail ensures that the governance, regulatory and legal requirements are effectively managed across assets. He is solutions driven, working from a strong ethical foundation that allows him to manage the governance levels required to meet regulatory and due diligence requirements across a geographically diverse portfolio of sites.

Mark is responsible for property and facility management, strategic property direction and refurbishment programs, asset optimisation and the application of capital across portfolios.

Mark holds a Master of Business Management from Monash University.


Bianca Vlasic

General Manager, Corporate Affairs and Marketing Strategy

Bianca is an experienced industry, marketing and communications professional with over 15 years’ experience across a diverse range of hospitality businesses, including 11 years with the Redcape portfolio of Hotels.

Bianca is responsible for the organisations internal and external communication, stakeholder engagement, corporate social responsibility, media and issues management and marketing strategy.

Bianca values the importance of a strong social license for the industry and the positive impact that has on enhancing both staff and customer experience within a hospitality business, ultimately driving improved customer and staff satisfaction, business performance, and sustainability.

Taking a research, data and insights-driven approach to developing and executing the the communication and marketing strategy across Hotel’s, Bianca is instrumental to the innovation in Moelis Australia Hotel Management’s customer-centric communications and strategic direction. She is focused on driving MAHM’s leadership role in the long-term sustainability of the industry and the growth of the Hotels through enhanced customer insights and community engagement.

Experienced in customer and community relations, marketing strategy, business data and systems, Bianca has been successful in advancing Redcape’s leading corporate social responsibility initiatives and business data and insights capability.

Bianca studied Marketing and Public Relations at Macleay Business College.

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