Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
VP Hotel Development EMEA
Petr Suchanek, based in Prague, has joined Hard Rock as Vice President of Hotel Development focusing on the brand's growth and identifying new business opportunities in Europe, Middle East and Africa regions.
Prior to joining Hard Rock, Petr was the Vice President of International Development at Realogy Holding Corp., a global leader in residential real estate franchising and brokerage. He led international franchise development in Europe, Middle East and Africa, later also in Asia and Latin America. He succeeded in expanding the brands of Coldwell Banker, Coldwell Banker Commercial, and Century 21 in countries such as Germany, Great Britain, Spain, India, Thailand and Brazil.
Petr started his career in real estate in 2008 and built a network of 65 real estate franchise offices within two years. He implemented all business systems & tools including franchise sales, service platform, training, marketing, referral systems and award programs for CENTURY 21 Czech Republic. Petr served on the board of directors and led the organizations franchise sales team. As a startup, his company became the #3 real estate brokerage company in the country with network commission revenues of $10M in the third year of operations.
Petr, a native Czech and fluent in English, holds a Master of Science in Economics and Management from the Technical University in Ostrava, the Czech Republic.