Omni Hotels & Resorts Appoints Kris Singleton as Chief Information Officer
Monday July 7th, 2014 - 2:42PM Y
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DALLAS—Omni Hotels & Resorts has appointed Kris Singleton as the new chief information officer for the luxury hotel brand.
According to the brand, Singleton will help drive the company’s strategic business objectives by providing the enterprise-wide information technology (IT) vision and leadership for operating a reliable and stable infrastructure; fostering innovation to enhance guest services and operations; and leading the deployment and management of current and emerging technology products, services and systems across the organization. She will report to Mike Deitemeyer, president of Omni Hotels & Resorts.
“This is an important time in the evolution of the Omni Hotels & Resorts brand, and we are fortunate to have someone of Kris’ caliber join our team to ensure our IT strategy keeps pace with the rapid growth of our company,” said Deitemeyer. “Kris has an excellent track record of front-line experience managing some of the most complex assignments in the business. Her leadership will be instrumental in advancing our organization’s goals.”
A 24-year veteran of the technology industry, Singleton has more than a decade of experience in the hospitality industry. Most recently, she was chief information officer for The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas where she oversaw the technology strategy for the hotel, casino, pool district and other amenities associated with the property.
Previously, she held a variety of roles, including chief information officer and VP of technology for Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants and IT VP of business solutions for MGM Mirage.
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