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C.A. Anderson Joins The Dow Hotel Company
as President and COO
To Play Key Role in Owner Relations, Acquisitions, Management Contracts and Operations

SEATTLE, July 27, 2010 - The Dow Hotel Company, LLC (DHC), a hotel ownership investment and management company, today announced that C.A. Anderson, CHA, has joined the company as president and chief operating officer.  

Anderson will be responsible for the overall guidance and growth of The Dow Hotel Company.  He will be involved in all aspects of hotel acquisitions and development of relationships with financial and institutional fund partners.  He will work closely with company founder and CEO Murray Dow on operations and design.

"Dow is an entrepreneurial company with a great reputation for integrity and an excellent record of financial results," Anderson said.  "I look forward to building on that legacy and to helping the company extend its leadership position with an energized acquisition effort."

"With the addition of C.A., we are fully positioned to take advantage of this stage of the economic cycle," said Dow.  "With our strong management team and institutional investors, DHC is ready to move to the next level and take full advantage of an industry recovery as it begins to gain traction."

A 25-year hospitality veteran, Anderson previously was executive vice president of acquisitions and development for Interstate Hotels & Resorts.  Prior to that, he was managing director of Cornerstone Real Estate Advisors Hotel Group and vice president of development for Red Lion Hotels, Inc.  He also held senior positions with Japan Airline Group and Trusthouse Forte, Inc.

Anderson holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in pre-law and completed Master studies in finance from San Diego State University.  He is a Certified Hotel Administrator (CHA) and a past board member of Hospitality Asset Managers Association, and is a member of the National Association of Lodging Executives.  

About the Dow Hotel Company
The Dow Hotel Company, headquartered in Seattle, is a national hotel owner/investor and operator of hotels.  The company's portfolio of owned and managed properties is comprised of institutional grade hotels such as Hilton, Embassy Suites, Doubletree,  Marriott, Sheraton, Crowne Plaza, and Radisson.  Founded in 1997, the company aggressively seeks to acquire, co-invest with joint venture partners and/or manage mid- to large-size, institutional-grade, full-service hotels, especially those that have extensive food and beverage capabilities.  More information on The Dow Hotel Company is available at


The Dow Hotel Company, LLC

Also See: The Dow Hotel Company Expands Into Third-Party Hotel Restaurant Management; Embassy Suites Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, Converts Restaurant to Proprietary Basil's Kitchen Brand / March 2010
Barcelona Hotel Group and Dow Hotel Co. Plan to Acquire up to $450 million in Hotel Assets Over the Next 12-18 Months / April 2010

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