Named Member of the Board of Directors
At Choice Hotels International, Inc. in Rockville - MD, USA
Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world's largest lodging franchisors, has elected Maureen Sullivan to its board of directors.
Sullivan, chief operating officer of Rent the Runway, and a former AOL and Google executive, brings a wealth of highly relevant experience to the Choice board, including business, innovation, branding, digital, engineering and e-commerce expertise.
As COO at Rent the Runway, Sullivan is responsible for accelerating growth across all areas of the business, and manages the customer experience, marketing, communications, user experience, creative, business development, and retail functions. Prior to her current role at Rent the Runway, Sullivan served as president of AOL.com and Lifestyle Brands, and oversaw all elements of the AOL.com experience, including programming, product, engineering, partnerships and operations. She also launched and ran MAKERS.com, a first-of-its kind video-platform, documentary film series, and conference dedicated to telling ground-breaking women's stories. Earlier in her career, she held several other positions at AOL, including senior vice president of marketing and communications, where she led the company's global rebranding, and served as chief of staff to AOL CEO Tim Armstrong. Sullivan began her career at Google, serving in several positions, including Chief of Staff to the Americas Advertising organization managing business planning and partnership development.
In addition to her new role on the Choice Hotels Board of Directors, Sullivan serves on the board of the non-profit, Network for Good. She is a graduate of Stanford University.