ARLINGTON, VA—Hospitality Benefits, a hospitality marketplace for employee benefits, well-being, and ACA compliance, has hired John Eriksen as VP, benefits and client management.
Eriksen has more than 20 years of experience in the hospitality benefits space. Previously, he led the hospitality vertical at AON Hewitt supporting national and global clients, including 15 major hotel organizations and $1 billion in hospitality benefits spend.
“John’s extensive benefits knowledge, hospitality experience and proven results are unmatched in our industry and that makes him a natural fit with the Hospitality Benefits team,” said Frederic W. Malek, founder and CEO, Hospitality Benefits. “In addition to his professional achievements, John’s approach to life, his sense of vigor, his integrity, and personal drive to get the job done right is a strong weapon being used to benefit our clients.”
“Hoteliers continue to face escalating healthcare costs and being with an organization who has an exclusive focus on the hospitality industry and benefit costs will allow me to play a major role in bringing the hospitality industry together to reduce costs, to provide greater value for our associates, and to remove some of the stress faced by most HR professionals,” said Eriksen. “Coming to Hospitality Benefits was a perfect match for me.”