Wyndham Worldwide Appoints Christopher Feeney
as Senior Vice President and Treasurer
PARSIPPANY, N.J. 07-09-2007 — Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN)
today announced the appointment of Christopher Feeney as senior vice president
Feeney, who will report to Gina Wilson, chief financial officer, will
lead the development, analysis and execution of financial strategies; manage
Wyndham Worldwide relationships with financial institutions and ratings
agencies; and oversee treasury operations, risk management and cash management.
He will also serve as a close partner in Wyndham Worldwide corporate development
activities, including mergers and acquisitions, real estate development
and advancing the strategic initiatives of the company’s business units:
Wyndham Hotel Group, Wyndham Vacation Ownership and Group RCI.
Feeney previously was senior vice president of Mergers and Acquisitions
for Sunrise Senior Living, Inc., a senior living service provider that
operates over 440 senior living communities worldwide.
Among his undertakings at Sunrise Senior Living Inc., he led the acquisition
of six communities as well as the acquisition of a hospice care company.
He was also involved in sourcing equity and construction-debt financing.
Prior to that, Feeney held various positions at Marriott International,
Inc., including vice president, Mergers and Acquisitions. While at
Marriott, he negotiated leases, developed non-U.S. profit-sharing rent
and tax structures with in-country advisors, managed relationships with
investment banks and acquired a fitness club brand as a new business platform.
Before joining Marriott, he held positions with Ernst & Young,
LLP; Ocwen Financial Corporation; and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.
He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from Washington &
Jefferson College, Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Virginia,
and masters degree in business administration from the University of Pittsburgh.
As one of the world's largest hospitality companies, Wyndham Worldwide
offers individual consumers and business-to-business customers a broad
suite of hospitality products and services across various accommodation
alternatives and price ranges through its premier portfolio of world-renowned