Choice Hotels Promotes Execs; Clearbrook Names President; More…

NATIONAL REPORT—Hospitality leaders are on the move, especially from within. There have been personnel changes at Choice Hotels International Inc., Clearbook Hospitality and Virgin Hotels. Here are the details:

Choice Hotels Reveals Senior Leadership Positions
Choice Hotels International has revealed five leadership roles to advance the company’s corporate priorities and drive growth: Megan Brumagim has been promoted to VP, brand management, design, and compliance; Duane Hart joins Choice Hotels as VP, business and analytic services; Anna Scozzafava moves into the newly created role of VP of brand strategy and operations, extended-stay; Anne Smith transitions to the role of VP of strategy and planning; and Anthony Goldstein now serves as regional VP, new construction, West.

Clearbrook Hospitality Names New President
Clearbrook Hospitality has named entertainment industry veteran Ric Olsen as president. He joined the company in September 2018 as senior project manager and was promoted to the position of director of operations. From 1995 to early 2018 he worked for Gibson Brands, formally known as Gibson Guitar Corp.

Virgin Hotels Expands Leadership Team with Three Key Hires
Virgin Hotels has added new members to its corporate leadership: Vanessa Mange as director of development; Lena Sotnick as director of F&B of marketing; and Bobbie Mesa as director of people.