The candidate serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Wyndham Destinations (NYSE: WYND), and is a member of its Board of Directors. He is responsible for the performance, growth and strategic direction of the world’s largest publicly traded vacation ownership, exchange and managed vacation rental business. The company, which employs nearly 25,000 associates, includes Wyndham Vacation Clubs, RCI Exchanges and Wyndham Vacation Rentals. Previously, the candidate served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Wyndham Vacation Ownership, following a successful executive leadership tenure at Hilton Grand Vacations (HGV), where he served as Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining HGV in 2014, he held the role of Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing – Mainland US and Europe. Prior to joining HGV in 2008, he served in a series of sales, development, operations, and finance leadership roles throughout the US, Europe and the Caribbean during his more than 16 years at Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR) and Marriott Vacation Club International. As a hospitality industry veteran of more than 25 years, the candidate’s leadership is infused with a combination of strategic vision, operational expertise, inspirational leadership and industry knowledge. In addition, he is passionate in his commitment to Wyndham Destinations’ diverse, inclusive community of associates and its global spirit of hospitality. The candidate earned a Bachelor’s degree from the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia.
As the world’s largest vacation ownership and exchange company, Wyndham Destinations (NYSE: WYND) offers everyday travelers the opportunity to own, exchange or rent their vacation experience while enjoying the quality, flexibility and value that Wyndham delivers. Wyndham Destinations has a global presence in 110 countries at more than 220 vacation ownership resorts and 4,300 affiliated exchange properties. Revenue: $5.1 billion