Named Interim Chief Executive Officer
At La Quinta Holdings Inc. in Irving - TX, USA
La Quinta Holdings (NYSE:LQ), a North Texas-based owner and operator of select-service
hotels, announced Thursday that CEO Wayne Goldberg has stepped down from his position and
will be replaced on an interim basis by Keith Cline.
Cline, who has served as La Quinta's Executive Vice Preisdent and Chief Financial Officer since
January, 2013, helped lead the company through a successful initial public offering in April,
2014, the company said in a statement. Prior to joining La Quinta, Cline served as the Chief
Administrative Officer and CFO at Charming Charlie, Inc. Cline has also held leadership
positions at The J.M Smucker Company, FedEx (NYSE:FDX), Custom Critical and L Brands (NYSE:LB), Inc.