Industry Update
Appointment13 August 2020

Elizabeth Redmond

Promoted Chief Accounting Officer
At Choice Hotels International Inc. in Washington D.C. Metro Area

Elizabeth Redmond

Elizabeth Redmond has been promoted to chief accounting officer, where she will be responsible for the company's financial reporting requirements and transforming several of the company's critical functions, including corporate accounting, domestic and international accounting operations, financial reporting and accounting policy, and real estate accounting. Across her 13-year tenure at Choice, Redmond has been instrumental in the company's success through leading enterprise-wide process reengineering efforts, implementing new complex accounting standards and improving internal control structures and procedures. Redmond joined the company in 2007 and has held various key roles in the finance department, most recently serving as vice president of financial reporting and accounting.

Choice Hotels International, Inc.

Choice Hotels International, Inc. franchises approximately 6,200 hotels, representing more than 499,000 rooms, in the United States and more than 30 other countries and territories. As of December 31, 2012, 394 hotels, representing more than 31,000 rooms, were under construction, awaiting conversion or approved for development in the United States.
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Recent Appointments at Choice

John Lancaster - Regional VP, Emerging Markets, Franchise Development and Owner Relationships

13 August 2020 — John Lancaster moves into the newly created position of regional vice president, emerging markets, franchise development and owner relationships. In this role, he will lead Choice's efforts to extend the opportunity of hotel ownership to underrepresented populations through the company's one-of-a-kind emerging markets franchise development program.
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Raul Ramirez - Senior VP, Head of International and Strategic & Financial Planning

13 August 2020 — Raul Ramirez has been promoted to senior vice president, head of international and strategic & financial planning. Ramirez will assume leadership for all aspects of Choice's international division, including building the overall strategic direction and expansion of the company's international operations, which spans over 40 countries and territories.
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Scott Oaksmith - Senior VP of Real Estate and Finance

13 August 2020 — Scott Oaksmith has been promoted to senior vice president of real estate and finance. In this role, he will lead several strategic areas of the company, including real estate investment and asset management, as well as the company's treasury operations.
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