DALLAS–Remington Hotels announced today the appointment of Raul Moronta as Chief Commercial Officer, an entirely new position for the brand. In this new role, Moronta will align three commercial strategy functions for Remington, with direct oversight of sales, revenue management and digital marketing for the portfolio of 77 properties. Moronta will also work closely with Remington’s CEO + President, Sloan Dean to collaborate over the accounting, development, human resources, legal and operations departments.
“When we started our search for the newly created CCO position, our one requirement was to find the very best commercial leader in the business and I’m excited that we’ve landed an absolute superstar in Raul,” said Dean. “Raul is not only a talent but a great cultural fit for Remington which is paramount given we are one of the highest rated third-party managers in the country.”
Moronta brings over 25 years of experience to his position with Remington, having worked most recently with Crescent Hotels & Resorts as the Senior Vice President of Revenue Management. Moronta has held impressive senior-level positions with other notable industry leaders including Starwood Hotels & Resorts and Hersha Hospitality Management. Prior to beginning his professional career in the hospitality industry, Moronta earned his bachelor’s degree in hotel & restaurant management from Pontifica Universidad Catolica Madre y Maestra in the Dominican Republic, followed by a master’s degree in business administration from The University of New Haven. Moronta has also taught various college courses focusing on different aspects of the industry throughout his career.
Outside of the office, Moronta enjoys running, playing golf, cheering on the Boston Red Sox and spending time with his wife and two children.