Delta Hotels and Resorts Expands Leadership Team
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TORONTO—Delta Hotels and Resorts has made key appointments to its senior leadership team and created new roles in areas such as technology, marketing, legal and asset management. Within the past year, Delta announced that the company is undergoing an extensive brand repositioning to become a leading full-service hotel chain in Canada.
"I am thrilled to be adding such a talented group of seasoned leaders to the Delta organization," Ken Greene, president and CEO of Delta Hotels and Resorts, said in a statement. "The newly expanded leadership team will further strengthen our brand repositioning and better prepare the company to reach its growth strategy."
The new appointments are effective immediately and include the following: Yu Jin has been named vice president of technology and chief information officer. Charles McKee has been named vice president of marketing, in which he will be responsible for developing and executing consistent marketing strategies that support business growth, and enhances brand equity and awareness. Beth Gearing has been named vice president, legal. In this newly created role, Gearing brings to Delta her broad and deep level of skill sets in hospitality, real estate, mergers and acquisitions, joint venture and technology law. Marianne Duguay has been appointed vice president, asset management.
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