Red Lion Hotels Corporation (NYSE: RLH) announced thecompany has named Brian Quinn as Senior Vice President and Chief FranchiseOfficer. Quinn oversees hotel franchise development and growth opportunitiesfor the company in its plan to expand across the United States.
“Brian is a seasoned development professional with strongrelationships and an impressive track record,” said Greg T. Mount, Presidentand CEO for Red Lion Hotels Corporation. “With his breadth of experience andreputation in the industry, we are confident that Brian is the right person toexecute our franchise growth strategy.”
With over 25 years of experience in the hospitalityindustry, Quinn most recently served as Executive Vice President of Developmentat Driftwood Hospitality Management and Vice President of Upscale Developmentfor InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), overseeing growth of the Crowne Plazaand Hotel Indigo brands across key markets including the U.S., Canada and theCaribbean. During his tenure, the Crowne Plaza brand was recognized as thefastest‐growing upscale brand four years consecutively. During his 20 yearswith IHG, Brian also held leadership positions in franchise services, ownerrelations and hotel operations. Previously, he served in franchise developmentfor Hilton Hotels Corporation. In addition to his extensive professionalexperience, Quinn serves in a number of roles for non‐profit organizationsincluding St. Leo University in Dade City, Fla., and the Florida Restaurant andLodging Association.
About Red Lion Hotels Corporation:
Red Lion Hotels Corporation (NYSE: RLH) is a hospitalitycompany primarily engaged in the franchising, ownership and operation ofhotels. As of May 21, 2014, the company has 54 hotels system wide and also ownsand operates an entertainment and event ticket distribution business. For moreinformation, please visit the company's website at www.redlion.com.