Industry Update
Appointment 9 October 2018

Jean Luc Barone

Promoted Chief Operating Officer for White Lodging's Urban & Lifestyle portfolio
At White Lodging in Merrillville - IN, USA

Jean Luc Barone

In his new role, Barone will be responsible for all aspects of hotel operations. Barone joined White Lodging in May 2016. Prior to joining White Lodging, Barone spent 16 years with Starwood where he last held the position of Global Vice President, Food and Beverage.

White Lodging

White Lodging, established in 1985, is one of the leading ownership, development, and management companies in America. An innovative trendsetter, the organization’s portfolio includes convention, urban lifestyle, and suburban select hotels with more than $1 billion in managed revenue.
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Recent Appointments at White Lodging

Mike Armstrong - Marketing Manager

6 November 2019 — Mike Armstrong brings more than 25 years of hospitality marketing and sales experience to the Milwaukee Hotel Collection. She will support all marketing efforts for the collection, with a special focus on restaurants (Stella Van Buren and East Town Kitchen & Bar), events and banquets.
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Thomas Dolan - Director of Sales and Marketing

6 November 2019 — White Lodging welcomes Thomas Dolan as the director of sales and marketing of the first JW Marriott in the Carolinas, opening spring of 2021. Dolan brings nearly 30 years of hospitality experience to the role and will lead the JW Marriott Charlotte sales and marketing team.
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Terry Dammeyer - President and CEO, Investments and Development

2 October 2019 — White Lodging today announced that Deno Yiankes will retire from his role as President and CEO, Investments and Development, in January 2020. Simultaneously with Yiankes' retirement, Terry Dammeyer will assume the President and CEO role for Investments and Development.
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