President, Executive Committee
President and Managing Director, International Operations, Wyndham Vacation Clubs
Barry oversees operations of the company’s timeshare business outside North America. He served as President and Managing Director of Wyndham Vacation Resorts Asia Pacific for 15 years, driving significant property acquisitions and enhanced resort developments, including growing the business to become the world’s largest vacation ownership development operation outside North America. He was also responsible for leading Wyndham Hotel Group’s growth across South East Asia and the Pacific Rim. Under Barry’s leadership a renewed customer focus was instilled across both businesses. The service culture that he continues to emphasise across Wyndham Vacation Clubs is to create personalised and memorable experiences at every touchpoint.
Barry leads the international growth strategy for the company’s seven vacation clubs: CLUB WYNDHAM®, WorldMark® by Wyndham, CLUB WYNDHAM® ASIA, WorldMark South Pacific Club, Shell Vacations Club, Margaritaville Vacation Club® by Wyndham and WYNDHAM CLUB BRASIL(SM).
With more than 30 years’ hospitality experience, Barry served in a number of leading industry roles covering management, operations, development, branding and franchising. He has held several of senior leadership positions in the Asia Pacific region for some of the world’s largest hospitality companies, including Swiss-Belhotel International, Swissôtel Worldwide Partner Hotels and Choice Hotels International.
Barry is currently Deputy President of the Australian Timeshare and Holiday Ownership Council (ATHOC), having previously served as the industry body’s President. He was inducted into the ATHOC Hall of Fame in 2017. Barry’s contributions to the industry were recognised internationally in 2013 with the Industry Leader Award at the Perspective Awards, the only global recognition platform in the vacation ownership industry judged by both experts and peers.