Wurzak Hotel Group (WHG), a vertically integrated hospitality management company, has promoted Eric Davies to president, succeeding Jake Wurzak, who will now serve as co-CEO along with chairman/CEO Howard Wurzak.
Davies is a lifelong hotelier who has been a member of the WHG team for more than 20 years, serving as COO for the past seven years. In his new role, he oversees the company’s day-to-day operations and overall strategic vision.
In addition, he will play an important role in WHG development and its construction projects, while leading the purchasing and procurement division for WHG Supply LLC (an affiliate of WHG). He will also focus on the continued growth of the management company including managing brand relationships with the company’s hotel partners.
“Eric has played a critical role in the growth of our company over the past two decades,” said Howard Wurzak. “His deep experience across our business will enable him to continue to work seamlessly with our operations and development teams, as well as our brand partners. His commitment to the guest experience and food and beverage, while championing new opportunities for our team members, will help guide our brand for many years to come.”
Davies has served on many boards and committees throughout his 30 years in the hospitality industry. He is or has been a member of various owners advisory councils for both Hilton and Marriott International. Locally, he serves on the executive board of directors for the King of Prussia Business Improvement District and the Valley Forge Tourism and Convention Board in Pennsylvania.
“Looking back over my career, I am most proud of the best-in-class team we have built at Wurzak Hotel Group, both at the corporate and property level,” said Davies. “I am truly honored to support such an amazing group of individuals who exemplify stellar hospitality service as we continue to grow the company. Their leadership will allow WHG to continue to expand as a management company, not only through acquisition and development but also third-party opportunities.”