ORLANDO, FL—Holiday Inn Club Vacations Incorporated, a national vacation ownership company, has promoted John Staten to president/COO.
“We are seeing many positive indications that we are beginning to move past the pandemic, and demand for vacations that families have missed is growing,” said Tom Nelson, CEO. “I’m pleased we can now turn our sights to the vision for our continued evolution. John’s promotion highlights the critical role he plays in partnering with me to execute on our growth goals and the capabilities he brings in building the operational excellence to move us forward.”
Staten joined Holiday Inn Club Vacations as COO in March 2019. During that time, he launched critical initiatives around customer obsession and digital transformation, while championing innovation in every facet of the business and greatly enhancing the company’s 100-year partnership agreement with IHG. Staten has nearly 30 years of experience in launching and growing businesses from venture stage to public companies, along with expertise in developing strategy, mobilizing organizations into action, driving change while managing risk and effectively leading teams of all sizes, from startups to companies with more than 7,500 employees.
“Since joining Holiday Inn Club Vacations, I’ve seen the tremendous potential we have to reinforce and grow our position as a cherished family vacation brand,” Staten said. “In this new role, I will continue to lead our dedicated team in sharpening our focus on the customer to drive the demand that will fuel our growth plans and deliver vacation experiences that families love.”