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Ken Greene Appointed President of Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, Americas

June 8, 2017

Radisson Hotel Group Americas

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group today announced it has named Ken Greene president of the Americas. He reports to John Kidd, newly appointed CEO of Carlson Hotels, Inc. In his role, Greene is responsible for Development, Full Service Operations, Midscale Operations, Managed Hotels, and Technical Services in the Americas.

"Ken is a passionate leader with diverse global experience including brand building, strategic and financial planning, franchising, hospitality, real estate, and financial services," said Kidd. "These are all skills and experience that will be critical to our aggressive Americas growth and expansion goals."

Prior to joining Carlson Rezidor, Greene was the CEO of Greenehouse Consulting, a Toronto-based start-up that provides management consulting and advisory services on company strategy, branding, and real estate transactions. Prior to that, he was the president and chief executive officer for Delta Hotels and Resorts, where he transformed the business by repositioning the company as a leader in the Canadian upscale, full-service hotel segment.

From 2001-2012, Greene held various positions at Wyndham Worldwide, including president and managing director, helping to establish Wyndham's Asia Pacific regional headquarters. Greene will join the organization initially as a full-time consultant, based in the company's headquarters in Minneapolis, as he undergoes a ratification process by the new Carlson Hotels, Inc. Board of Directors.

About Radisson Hotel Group Americas

Radisson Hotel Group Americas represents Radisson Hotels brands in the United States, Canada, Latin America, and the Caribbean. Combined with Radisson Hotel Group, representing Radisson Hotels in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia Pacific, Radisson Hotel Group Americas is one of the world's largest hotel companies with eight distinctive hotel brands and more than 1,500 hotels in operation and under development in 120 countries. 

The Radisson Hotel Group Americas portfolio of brands includes Radisson Collection, Radisson Blu, Radisson, Radisson RED, Radisson Individuals, Radisson, Park Plaza, Park Inn by Radisson, and Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, brought together under the overarching Radisson Hotels Americas name. 

Radisson Hotel Group Americas takes pride in its Every Moment Matters brand promise to always provide guests with exceptional experiences. In addition, the Radisson Rewards Americas loyalty program delivers unique and personalized ways to create memorable moments and outstanding loyalty benefits for guests, meeting planners, travel agents, and business partners. 

Radisson Meetings Americas treats every meeting or event as more than just a date on the calendar with three strong service commitments: Personal, Professional and Memorable, while delivering on the brilliant basics of the signature Yes I Can! service spirit and being uniquely 100% carbon neutral.  

More than 100,000 team members work at Radisson Hotel Group Americas, Radisson Hotel Group, and the hotels licensed to operate in its systems.

For more information, visit https://www.radissonhotelsamericas.com/en-us/about-us