Moving Up at McKeever

McKeever Hotel Group, the Antrim-based hospitality business which owns and operates five hotels across Northern Ireland & Donegal, has made two new appointments.

Judy Hutton is the new Group Sales Manager. She has over 25 years of tourism and hospitality sector experience, including an international sales role with Keith Prowse Entertainment. A keen amateur golfer, she was part of the leadership team which hosted the 2017 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open Golf Championship in Northern Ireland. She joins McKeevers from the Game of Thrones Studio Tour where she was Head of Corporate Business.  

Kris Cunningham has been appointed as General Manager of Dunsilly Hotel in Antrim, leading its 53-strong team, over half of whom have worked for the hotel for more than 10 years.    Kris has worked with the McKeever group for 18 years, joining as a waiter in the Adair Arms, Ballymena, in his mid-20s. In line with the Group’s people culture, he progressed through a variety of roles, moving from Supervisor, Duty Manager, Food & Beverage Manager and Operations Manager, before his promotion to General Manager at Dunsilly.