Industry veteran Kenneth M. Greene to move into Delta’s top office in September
The British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (bcIMC) and the Board of Directors of Delta Hotels and Resorts are pleased to announce that industry veteran Kenneth M. Greene has been named President & Chief Executive Officer of Delta Hotels and Resorts, one of Canada’s leading hotel management companies. Ken will officially assume his role in September 2012.
“Ken has a strong track record in leading the strategic growth of global hotel brands,” says Delta Hotels and Resorts’ chairman Kevin Mahoney. “His appointment as President & CEO strongly supports bcIMC’s commitment to Delta’s continued growth and to continuing its strong tradition as the Canadian hotel brand of choice for employees, guests and hotel owners.”
Based in Hong Kong, Ken was most recently President & Managing Director, Asia Pacific Region for the Wyndham Hotel Group. Since 2001 Ken has held successive senior leadership roles at Wyndham, based at their world headquarters in Parsippany, New Jersey, guiding the growth initiative for various brands within the Wyndham group including Group President – Ramada, Days Inn, Howard Johnson and Travelodge; President – Days Inn Worldwide; President – Howard Johnson International and Travelodge Hotels Inc.; and Chief Financial Officer for Wyndham Hotel Group.
Prior to joining Wyndham, Ken has held senior financial, strategic planning and development leadership roles for such global organizations as NRT, Inc., Cendant Corporation, HFS, Inc., and Coldwell Banker Residential Affiliates, Inc.
Ken, an MBA graduate of the University of Texas at Dallas, is regarded as one of the industry’s global leaders in growing brands. His expertise in brand management, development and investment banking positions him well to enable Delta to realize its growth strategy.