The Marcus Corporation (NYSE: MCS) today announced the appointment of Kirk A. Rose as president of Marcus® Hotels & Resorts, the company’s full-service lodging division.
Rose has a broad base of experience in hotels and hospitality. He held various positions with Global Hyatt Corporation for nine years, including serving as senior vice president and chief financial officer for six years. For the past three years, he was a partner in Salt Creek Hospitality, LLC, a private equity group focused on hospitality real estate that he co-founded with the former president of Global Hyatt. His experience also includes positions with Sears, Roebuck & Company, the Chicago-based law firm of McDermott,Will & Emery LLP, and Arthur Andersen LLP in Chicago.
He received a bachelor’s degree in management sciences from Duke University and a J.D. degree from the Indiana University School of Law.
“We are excited to have Kirk join Marcus Hotels & Resorts as its new president. The strong lodging background and leadership experience he gained while at Hyatt and Salt Creek are an excellent fit for our hotel business. We look forward to continuing to grow the business under his leadership,” said Gregory S. Marcus, president and chief executive officer of The Marcus Corporation.
“Marcus Hotels & Resorts has 50 years of experience in owning and managing successful full-service hotel properties. I look forward to helping the company further expand its portfolio and enhance its operations,” said Rose.
About Marcus Hotels & Resorts
Marcus Hotels & Resorts, a division of The Marcus Corporation (NYSE: MCS), owns and/or manages 20 hotels, resorts and other properties in 11 states. A force in the hospitality industry, Marcus Hotels & Resorts provides expertise in management, development and historic renovations. The company’s portfolio includes a wide variety of properties including city-center meeting hotels, upscale resorts and branded first-class hotels. For more information on the latest news and updates, please visit: http://media.marcushotels.com and follow the company on Facebook and Twitter (@MarcusHotels).
About The Marcus Corporation
Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, The Marcus Corporation is a leader in the lodging and entertainment industries, with significant company-owned real estate assets. In addition to its Marcus Hotels & Resorts division, The Marcus Corporation’s theatre division, Marcus Theatres®, currently owns or manages 687 screens at 55 locations in Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota and Ohio. For more information, please visit the company’s web site at www.marcuscorp.com.