Wyndham Hotel Group has made the following leadership
appointments and promotions.
Jim Alderman has
been appointed executive vice president of development,
responsible for growing the company’s Wyndham Hotels and Resorts
flagship brand globally and its other brands outside of North
America. He has joined the company from Starwood Capital Group.
As chief performance officer,
Daniel del Olmo will take the lead
in setting the company’s strategy and optimizing its performance.
In this role, he will be responsible for developing and overseeing
the hotel group’s long-term growth plan. Del Olmo previously
served the company as vice president of strategy and innovation.
Duane Elledge has
been promoted to chief retention officer. He will work across
disciplines to ensure that programs and initiatives are developed
with the customer – franchisees and guests – in mind. Elledge will
oversee the training and re-licensing functions. Elledge was
previously the group’s executive vice president of brand services.
The company’s revenue producing functions will
be led by Ross Hosking. As
executive vice president of global sales, he will oversee the
sales department and hotel operations centers. Hosking has joined
the company from Starwood.
Sean Worker has
been promoted from senior vice president to executive vice
president of international operations. He will continue to lead
operations functions for Europe, the Middle East and Africa as
well as the Asia Pacific region and have indirect responsibility
for the communication, coordination and execution of all
cross-functional initiatives in those geographic areas.
Wyndham Hotel Group, one of three principal
components of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation, encompasses over
7,000 hotels and 592,000 rooms in 67 countries. All hotels are
owned individually and operated independently or by Wyndham Hotel
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