Appointed Interim Chief Financial Officer
At Summit Hotel Properties, Inc. in Austin - TX, USA
Summit Hotel Properties, Inc.today announced the appointment of Chief Accounting Officer, Paul Ruiz as interim Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately. Mr. Ruiz will assume the responsibilities from Stuart Becker, who has resigned. The Company has engaged Korn Ferry to conduct a nationwide search for a permanent Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Ruiz joined Summit Hotel Properties in May 2014 and has over 25 years of executive, financial, accounting and operational experience. Prior to joining Summit, Mr. Ruiz served in senior executive roles for companies in a variety of industries, including real estate and technology. Most recently, Mr. Ruiz was the Director of Global Corporate Accounting for Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. (NYSE: FSL), a global leader in semiconductors. He began his career with PricewaterhouseCoopers where he was an audit manager providing audit and business advisory services to entrepreneurial, rapidly growing and Fortune 500 companies.