Red Lion Hotels Taps Brian Quinn as SVP/Chief Franchise Officer
Thursday May 22nd, 2014 - 8:49AM Y
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SPOKANE, WA—Red Lion Hotels Corp. has named Brian Quinn SVP and chief franchise officer.
Quinn will oversee hotel franchise development and growth opportunities for the company in its plan to expand across the United States. With more than 25 years' of experience in the hospitality industry, Quinn most recently served as EVP/development at Driftwood Hospitality Management. He was also VP/upscale development for IHG.
"Brian is a seasoned development professional with strong relationships and an impressive track record," stated Greg Mount, president/CEO for Red Lion Hotels. "With his breadth of experience and reputation in the industry, we are confident that Brian is the right person to execute our franchise growth strategy."
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