Hotel Online  Special Report




President of Sunstone Hotel Investors, Inc.,
Jon D. Kline, Stepping Down

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., May 23, 2007 - Sunstone Hotel Investors, Inc. (NYSE: SHO) announced today that Jon D. Kline, President, will leave the company effective June 30, 2007, to pursue other business opportunities.
"Jon has contributed significantly to Sunstone over the last four plus  years," said Steve Goldman, Chief Executive Officer. "During his tenure as Chief Financial Officer, and most recently as President, Jon helped take the company public and establish it as a meaningful hotel REIT. He is also responsible for bringing in many of the talented people that make up the core bench strength of our company," continued Goldman. "He made a strong contribution to Sunstone's business strategy and has been a valued member of the management team. I want to thank Jon for his service to Sunstone and wish him the best in his future endeavors."
"Going forward, the four key disciplines -- Capital Investment, Finance, Operations and Legal -- will report directly to me, clarifying the lines of accountability and allowing me to be integrally involved in the operation of our business," said Goldman.
About Sunstone Hotel Investors, Inc.
Sunstone Hotel Investors, Inc. is a Southern California-based lodging real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company has interests in 53 hotels with an aggregate of 17,583 rooms primarily in the upper-upscale and upscale segments operated under nationally recognized brands such as Marriott, Hyatt, Hilton, Starwood and Fairmont.


Bryan Giglia
Vice President -- Corporate Finance
Sunstone Hotel Investors, Inc.
(949) 369-4236


Also See: Talbot S.A. Opens Seventh Holiday Inn Express, the 105 room Holiday Inn Express in Puerto Montt, Chile / January 2006

To search Hotel Online data base of News and Trends Go to Hotel.OnlineSearch
Home | Welcome| Hospitality News | Classifieds| One-on-One |
Viewpoint Forum | Industry Resources
Please contact Hotel.Onlinewith your comments and suggestions.