CHS names Tom Lynch new CEO

Consolidated Hospitality Supplies (CHS), parent company of American Hotel Register and Amtex, recently appointed Tom Lynch as CEO.

“Tom is the perfect executive fit, as he brings more than 30 years of leadership experience across distribution and service businesses and within both public companies and the private equity environment,” said Bob Hund, operating partner, HCI Equity Partners (HCI), business partner to CHS. “He’s a true tactician in terms of sales strategies and results-oriented focus, and yet he’s also a natural team-builder with the creative vision to drive long-term growth.”

Lynch’s business career has included roles at companies in consumer goods, food and beverage, waste disposal and air cargo handling. Most recently he was SVP at Worldwide Flight Services, where he helped drive $1.3 billion in sales as the leader of its cargo and ground handling business. Prior to that, he was at Republic Services, where he was responsible for delivering $10.5 billion in sales. He also served as EVP at US Foods and was VP, strategic alignment with The Coca-Cola Company.

“I couldn’t be more excited to join CHS and its celebrated brands in the hospitality industry, American Hotel Register and Amtex,” said Lynch. “This is such a vital company, with a very talented team. Together, we’ll work to enhance our operational efficiencies and improve our outcomes while strengthening every aspect of our service to customers and business partners. At CHS, we’re poised for continued great progress ahead.”