CHICAGO, June 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Preferred Hotel Group (PHG) today announced the appointment of Lindsey Ueberroth as President in a planned succession intended to sustain the family-owned company's legacy of excellence and growth worldwide. The announcement was made by John Ueberroth, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.
Lindsey Ueberroth moves into the position most recently occupied by Gail Ueberroth, who will continue her role as chief marketing officer and assume the title of vice-chair.
"Lindsey's dedication, experience and leadership over the past six years helped to shape and strengthen the company's expanding position in the global hospitality industry," said John Ueberroth.
Lindsey Ueberroth has been serving as executive vice president responsible for global brand strategy, internal technology and all aspects of brand performance within Preferred Hotel Group. As President, her expanded responsibilities will include the growth and performance of global and group sales, as well as overall corporate development.
"The highest priority will be working with our dedicated associates around the world to sustain Preferred Hotel Group's legacy of quality," said Lindsey Ueberroth. "My initial efforts will be focused on the continued financial success of our hotel partners and global growth, with an emphasis on increasing Preferred Hotel Group's presence in strategic markets."
Lindsey brings a strong combination of sales, marketing and management experience to her position. Over the last six years with Preferred Hotel Group, she has served in many capacities starting as Regional Director - Americas West. In 2005, she successfully launched and ran the Preferred Boutique brand as Managing Director. Most recently in her role as Executive Vice President Lindsey was the driving force behind the company's new global technology systems.
Prior to joining Preferred, Lindsey began her career working with Anderson Consulting as a Change Management Consultant. Lindsey is a graduate of Wake Forest University.
About Preferred Hotel Group(TM)
Celebrating over 40 years of excellence, Preferred Hotel Group(TM) is a leading provider of business solutions for independently owned and operated hotels and resorts around the world. Services include sales, marketing, technology, distribution, and quality assurance. Comprised of more than 800 best-in-class hotels in over 70 countries, Preferred Hotel Group encompasses five distinct brands: Preferred Hotels(R) & Resorts (http://www.PreferredHotels.com), Preferred Boutique(TM) ( http://www.PreferredBoutique.com), Summit Hotels & Resorts(TM)( http://www.SummitHotels.com), Sterling Hotels(TM) ( http://www.SterlingHotels.com) and Historic Hotels of Americas(R)( http://www.HistoricHotels.org). Preferred Hotel Group also offers I Prefer(TM) (http://www.iprefer.com), an exclusive global guest benefits program, as well as Preferred Golf(TM), a membership program with entree to the world's most spectacular luxury golf resorts ( http://www.preferredgolf.com). For more information, visit http://www.PreferredHotelGroup.com.
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