Darryl Rego

Darryl Rego


Darryl Rego has 20 years of global experience in general management and in food and beverage and supply chain management within the hospitality industry.

Darryl was employed for 9 years by Avendra LLC as Director of Strategic Accounts. Avendra is the largest hospitality procurement services company founded in 2001 by Marriott International, Hyatt Hotels and Resorts, Fairmont, IHG and Club Corp. The company currently has an annual spend worth approximately $3 billion serving North America, Latin America and the Caribbean. In his role Darryl, is tasked with managing "top to top" a portfolio of clients with spend in excess of $250 million and defining Avendra's value proposition to the same in the context of their individual global supply chain and business strategies.

Prior to Avendra, Darryl worked with Marriott International as Director of Purchasing based in New York, NY. In this position, he managed a spend budget of $100 million while also playing a key role with a variety of owner funded renovation projects, the creation of a national hotel procurement certification program for "Marriott University" and the implementation of a financial shared service model for Marriott International in the New York market.

Prior to Marriott, Darryl held leadership roles located in Asia serving the cruise line market. As General Manager of Eurest International (subsidiary of Compass LLC) based in Hong Kong, he was responsible for creating a joint venture partnership with Bernard Schulte, one of the largest ship owners/managers worldwide. Under his guidance, Eurest International created an organization and platform to operate the onboard hotel operations of vessels across the globe including South East Asia, the Middle East, Europe and the Americas. Darryl's Asia work experience also includes the role of General Manager of Orion International in Singapore, a subsidiary of Nautilus Australia and PFD Foodservice. Orion was a leading service provider to the cruise industry in South East Asia.

Academic Qualifications:

  • Swiss Higher Diploma (B.A. Equivalent) , Ecole Hotelier de Montreux, Switzerland
  • Executive MBA - St. Joseph's University, Philadelphia, USA