Appointed Chief Operating Officer (COO)
At Wyndham Exchange & Rentals in Parsippany - NJ, USA
Following Geoff Ballotti's transition to Wyndham Hotel Group, Gail Mandel, chief financial officer of Wyndham Exchange & Rentals will assume additional responsibilities as chief operating officer for the division, reporting to Stephen P. Holmes. Wyndham Exchange & Rentals encompasses RCI, the global leader in timeshare vacation exchange, which today provides flexible vacation options to its approximately 3.7 million subscribing members each year to almost 4,500 affiliated resorts in over 100 countries; and Wyndham Vacation Rentals, the world's largest professionally managed vacation rentals business, providing access to approximately 103,000 vacation rental properties across Europe and North America.
Mandel began her career at Deloitte & Touche, and has over 20 years of financial and business experience in the hospitality divisions of HFS Incorporated, Cendant Corporation, and Wyndham Worldwide. In her past four years as CFO, Mandel has helped grow Wyndham Exchange & Rentals in close collaboration with Ballotti and the president and managing directors of its exchange and vacation rental companies who, along with the division functional leaders, will now report directly to her.