Embassy Suites Names New Brand Leader
Tuesday October 9th, 2012 - 8:34AM Y
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MCLEAN, VA–Hilton Worldwide has appointed John Rogers to be global head of its all-suite, full-service Embassy Suites Hotels brand.
Rogers joins the brand from Hilton in the U.K., where he served most recently as a regional VP, overseeing 30 hotels as well as the company's spa operations across Europe. He joined Hilton in 2007. He replaces Jim Holthouser, who remains global head for full-service brands. Rogers will be based in the company's corporate headquarters in McLean.
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