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Mark Johnson Named VP of Operations for
Woodfield Suites Hotel Chain
Milwaukee, Wis.— (March 22, 2003) — The Marcus Corporation announces the appointment of Mark Johnson to vice president of operations.  Woodfield Suites is an all-suites hotel chain and is a subsidiary of The Marcus Corporation.  In his new position, Johnson is responsible for executive oversight of the seven Woodfield Suites.

“Mark has experience in virtually every facet of the hospitality industry,” said Jim Abrahamson, president and chief operating officer of Woodfield Suites. 

Mark Johnson
"He has served as general manager for hotels, four-star and four-diamond resorts, and most recently as regional vice president for a multiunit hotel management company in Wisconsin.  In addition, he served as an instructor teaching a club management course to college students.  Through his experience and leadership, Mark has displayed an ability to achieve and maintain strong operational results for the Woodfield Suites hotels.”

Johnson received a bachelor’s of science degree in hotel and restaurant management from the University of Wisconsin-Stout.

There are seven Woodfield Suites locations in Colorado, Illinois, Ohio, Texas and Wisconsin.  The one- and two-room suites have separate sleeping and living areas complete with refrigerators and microwaves.  With excellent services, meeting rooms and a full array of amenities, such as free wireless high-speed Internet access, complimentary breakfast and evening cocktails, a fitness center and swimming pool, Woodfield Suites offers guests a relaxing, comfortable experience.

Woodfield Suites is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Marcus Corporation (NYSE: MCS).  Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wis., Woodfield Suites and Baymont Inns & Suites own and operate or franchise 186 locations in 33 states nationwide.


The Marcus Corporation
Tom Schroeder
Director of PR and Communications
Tel: (414) 905-1149


Also See: Neil Poisson Named VP of Operations for the Woodfield Suites Brand and District Director of Baymont Inns & Suites / Sept 2001
Former Hilton Executive Jim Abrahamson Named President and COO of Baymont Inns Suites / May 2000

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