Red Roof Inn Promotes Marina MacDonald to Chief Marketing Officer
Monday January 13th, 2014 - 10:19AM Y
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COLUMBUS, OH—Red Roof Inn has promoted Marina MacDonald, SVP, sales & marketing, to chief marketing officer, effective immediately.
“As Chief Marketing Officer, Marina will be taking the brand to the next level, leveraging successes to date and playing an integral role as we launch the new Red Roof PLUS+ brand extension,” said Andrew Alexander, president, Red Roof.
MacDonald has been with Red Roof for over six years and has served the hospitality industry for over twenty years. Prior to joining Red Roof, MacDonald served as SVP, sales and marketing for Remington Hotels. In this post, she was responsible for leading all aspects of sales and marketing for hotel management operations. Before that, MacDonald was VP of sales and marketing at Wyndham International.
MacDonald has an executive MBA in business innovation from The Aji Network in San Jose, CA, and a business administration degree from Bradford Business in Philadelphia, PA.
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