Remington Hotels has strengthened its leadership team with two new appointments.
Joe Masi joins the hospitality group as senior vice president of operations, while Rob Carl return to take on the newly created role of vice president of facilities and capital planning.
Remington Hotels says the additions of Masi and Carl in key leadership roles will help support the company’s continued growth in third party management.
With over 35 years of experience in the hospitality industry including international work in Russia, China, Indonesia and Korea, Masi joins Remington Hotels from Schulte Hospitality Group where he served as vice president of operations, assuming responsibility for over 81 hotels, 7,500 rooms and 4,000 associates.
Prior to his role at Schulte Hospitality Group, Masi was the vice president of operations for TPG Hotels & Resorts following his time at interstate hotels & resorts where he held numerous leadership roles over 26 years including vice president of operations and vice president of special projects.
Additional experience includes various management positions for InterContinental Hotels Group and JW Marriott.
As the senior vice president of operations at Remington Hotels, Masi will be responsible for overseeing hotel performance with a focus on projects including operational plans for new hotel openings and conversions, interim hotel management and execution of group led initiatives.
“The addition of Joe Masi to the Remington Hotels team of operations professionals will ensure smooth transition of new hotels while maintaining superior performance levels with existing hotels. Joe’s years of multi-unit experience with several brands in a variety of markets with various owners will expand Remington Hotels strength and will support exciting our growth plans,” says chief operating officer at Remington Hotels, Stan Kennedy.
Carl returns to Remington Hotels after serving as senior vice president for FelCor Lodging Trust and senior director, construction and planning at Phoenix American Hospitality. Carl previously assumed the role of vice president of purchasing and project management for Remington Hotels from 1995 until 2006.
Carl’s role of Senior Vice President of Facilities and Capital Strategies is new to Remington Hotels. Bringing over 30 years of hospitality experience, Carl will be overseeing capital planning, automated project management programs, service and maintenance agreements, disaster response and training and development programs for engineers, among other duties.
“We are very excited to have Rob Carl join us as VP of Facilities and Capital Strategies,” shares Kennedy. “Carl brings several years of experience in similar capacity with other REITs and his addition expands the diverse technical support we provide to our hotels and owners. His arrival adds strength and value to our focused efforts on asset maintenance, preventative maintenance, strategic capital planning, and proactive emergency response to maintain maximum asset value for our hotel owners.”
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