News for the Hospitality Executive
David Martin Appointed Senior Vice President of Operations,
Wyndham Hotels and Resorts
N.J. (Aug. 28, 2007) - Wyndham Hotels and Resorts today announced the appointment
of David Martin, a 22-year industry veteran who most recently headed hotel
operations for Kimpton Hotel and Restaurant Group, as senior vice president
Martin, who reports to Peter Strebel, Wyndham Hotels and Resorts president, will be responsible for developing programs aimed at enhancing market share, productivity and revenue growth for all managed and franchised Wyndham® hotels in the United States, Caribbean and Mexico.
He will work closely with owners, managers and franchisees of Wyndham hotels to ensure that they have the tools and services needed to maximize performance in the areas of operations, sales, finance and human resources.
“David’s vast industry experience and history of successful hotel operations make him a great asset to our brand,” said Strebel. “His winning attitude and eagerness to deliver results are sure to enhance the overall experience and operating effectiveness of Wyndham owners, managers and franchisees alike.”
Martin was vice president, hotel operations, for Kimpton Hotel and Restaurant Group LLC in San Francisco and Washington. From 1985 to 1998, he worked as general manager for several hotel companies, including the Red Lion in Bellevue, Wash.; Hotel Systems International in San Diego; Bayview Hotels in Monterey, Calif.; R&R Hospitality International in Long Beach, Calif.; and Kimpton Hotel and Restaurant Group.
Martin was the past president and a member of the San Francisco Hotel Council board of directors.
Wyndham Hotels and Resorts, a subsidiary of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN), offers upscale hotel and resort accommodations throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, Mexico and the Caribbean. All hotels are either franchised or managed by Wyndham Hotels and Resorts or an affiliate. For more information, visit www.wyndham.com.
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