Appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
At RLHC (Red Lion Hotels Corporation) in Spokane - WA, USA
Red Lion Hotels Corporation (NYSE: RLH) announced Greg Mount has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer effective January 27. Mount will succeed James P. Evans, who has served as Interim President and Chief Executive Officer since August 2013. Evans will remain a member of the company's Board of Directors and will work closely with Mount to support a seamless transition.Greg Mount brings more than 25 years of experience to Red Lion and prior to joining the company served as President of Richfield Hospitality, Sceptre Hospitality and Richfield Hospitality China, where he executed a number of strategic deals including the acquisition and merger of Whiteboards Labs into Sceptre Hospitality. Previously, he held senior roles at Sage Hospitality, as well as Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, where he led the full-service division responsible for developing franchises and management contracts for the Westin, Sheraton, Four Points by Sheraton, Le Meridien, and Luxury Collection brands in the United States, Canada and the Caribbean. Before joining Starwood, Mount held senior operating positions at Interstate Hotels Corporation and Marriott International Hotels, working his way up through a number of hotel and regional management positions before moving into Development.