TORONTO — Choice Hotels Canada has made a number of executive appointments, it was announced Sept. 26.
Julie Chan-McConnell has been promoted to senior director, marketing and distribution. With over 24 years in the travel industry and 10 years with Choice, she plays a key role in development and execution of Choice’s consumer and B2B marketing initiatives, and strategic plans spanning loyalty, distribution and most recently, revenue management.
Brendan Gibney has been promoted to senior director, franchise services. Gibney first joined Choice in 2012 as a franchise performance consultant in Eastern Canada and was quickly promoted to director, franchise operations. Gibney has over 15 years of hospitality experience with both independent hotels and brands like Westin Hotels and Resorts, and Starwood Hotels and Resorts.
Tamer Dalati has been appointed to director, revenue management. In his new role, Dalati will elevate all revenue management strategies for Canada and serve as a key member of Choice Canada’s marketing team. Prior to his appointment at Choice, Dalati was corporate director, revenue manager and commerce at Delta Hotels and Resorts for 10 years.