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Wyndham Hotel Group Appoints Chief Digital & Distribution Officer

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Monday, 16 March 2015

Wyndham Hotel Group has appointed Barry Goldstein as chief digital and distribution officer, a newly created role designed to support the companys digital marketing and distribution strategies.

In this position, Goldstein will be responsible for managing and optimizing Wyndham Hotel Groups digital assets and presence including its web and mobile sites, next generation mobile apps, online media, digital content, third party distribution and the companys newly created hotel marketing services group that is focused on driving local property revenues and balanced distribution. In addition, he will lead the companys sales technology strategy.

We are thrilled to have Barry, an experienced hospitality veteran, join Wyndham Hotel Group in this exciting new capacity, said Josh Lesnick, the companys executive vice president and chief marketing officer. Barry brings to the table a unique blend of technical expertise and aptitude and a proven track record of innovation and revenue generation across multiple industries. His strong leadership will be critical in helping us to optimize our online presence, revolutionize our digital strategy and continue to grow our ecommerce and marketing initiatives to better serve our guests and hotel owners.

Goldstein previously served as chief revenue officer at Dolce Hotels and Resorts, which was acquired by Wyndham Hotel Group in February 2015, where he was responsible for directing information technology, ecommerce, global sales, marketing and revenue management.

Prior to joining Dolce Hotels and Resorts in November 2009, Goldstein served five years at Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide as vice president, global sales strategy, technology and operations.

He has also held executive technology positions with Cisco Systems, Kurt Salmon Associates and Matsushita Electric Corporation.

Goldstein holds a bachelors degree in computer science from Columbia University and completed the advanced management program at Harvard Business School.

He will be based at Wyndham Hotel Groups headquarters in Parsippany, N.J.

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