The Hotel Association of Canada (HAC) has named Susie Grynol as its new president.
Grynol was previously with the Retail Council of Canada, where she served as its vice-president, federal government relations since 2013.
Fully bilingual, Grynol has more than 10 years of experience managing political affairs and public relations and has a proven track record in overseeing complex industry issues and delivering successful outcomes.
She takes over the post from Tony Pollard who served as HAC’s president for the past 25 years and retired this past September.
Philippe Gadbois, chair of the HAC Board, said, “We are delighted that Ms. Grynol will be joining the HAC as President and are fortunate to have someone with Susie’s talents, experience and breadth of knowledge join our industry. I look forward to working with Susie to ensure the industry’s needs and goals continue to be reached.”