The Irish Hotels Federation (IHF), representing over 900 hotel and guesthouses (employing over 50,000 people), has appointed Tim Fenn as its new Chief Executive. Tim replaces John Power who retired from the position at the end of August after 14 years. With over 25 years’ experience in senior executive and consulting roles in the private sector he previously held the positions of Chief Executive and Finance Director of FM104. Prior to this he was Corporate Finance Manager with Farrell Grant Sparks, a leading financial advisory firm where he worked across many industries in all aspects of corporate finance and business consulting. A native of Cork, he spent part of his early career in the hotel industry working in the family business.