Drawing on the years of hospitality experience within our senior management team, and by placing innovation, luxury, personalization and social responsibility at the core of our business model, we aim to be a company that redefines hospitality excellence through Cachet Hospitality.
Co-founder & Executive Chairman to Cachet Hotels & Resorts,
Robert Roche is a businessman and entrepreneur with over 30 years living and doing business in Japan and China. His experience includes the start-up and/or management of over 40 companies, as well as numerous philanthropic initiatives and civic contributions around the world.
Co-founder, Chief Creative Officer
Global Chef and Chief Creative Officer, David Laris, Cachet Hotels & Resorts, whose gastronomic creativity is known from Asia with multiple concepts and openings under his belt, now spending time in NYC David lives by the ethos EAT. NO. EVIL.
Senior partner, President of Great China
Mr. Steve Tsai, a well-known hotel and catering investor and operation expert, graduated from one of the best hotel management schools in the world – Les Roches International School of Hotel Management. With more than 30 years of professional knowledge and management experience, the company has invested and operated in China for 15 years, and has a wide vision. It has a comprehensive understanding of various fields related to investment and management.
Chief Finance Officer
Martin Key has held a variety of finance leadership roles in both China and the U.S. Before joining CHR, he served as executive director for ARC China, a Shanghai-based private-equity firm focused on investments in consumer-oriented Chinese companies.
Lei Li oversees the legal and regulatory affairs of CHG. Licensed to practice in both China and New York, she previously worked with Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP and AllBright Law Offices, representing U.S.- and Asia-based corporations in a diverse range of commercial transactions, including cross-border direct investments, mergers and acquisitions, private-equity and venture-capital investments.
Li earned her bachelor’s degree in law from Tongji University, and LL.M. degrees from Fudan University and the Columbia University School of Law.
Partner, SVP of Corporate Strategy and Development
Tina Wong oversees corporate strategy and development for CHR, executing US$300MM+ hotel deals and numerous strategic partnerships. She previously worked on private-equity and venture-capital deals of $100 million (USD) and more focusing on consumer-oriented Chinese companies.