Interstate Names Abrahamson CEO

ARLINGTON, VA—Global management company Interstate Hotels & Resorts announced that, effective Dec. 1, Jim Abrahamson, Interstate’s president and COO, will transition to CEO. Current CEO and chairman Thomas F. Hewitt will remain as chairman.

In addition, the senior executive team, also effective Dec. 1, will be: Samuel E. (Ted) Knighton, COO; Julie Pangelinan, CFO; Leslie Ng, CIO; and Christopher Bennett, chief administrative officer and general counsel.