Choice’s new franchise team

Choice Hotels Canada’s new franchise team. Top L-R: Daniel Da Emi, Eric Normand, Brendan Gibney, Doug Amirault, Michael Cruz, Rob Alldred. Bottom L-R: Kent Hull, Cheryl Warner, Sandra Stewart, Tim Trowbridge

Choice Hotels Canada’s new franchise team. Top L-R: Daniel Da Emi, Eric Normand, Brendan Gibney, Doug Amirault, Michael Cruz, Rob Alldred. Bottom L-R: Kent Hull, Cheryl Warner, Sandra Stewart, Tim Trowbridge

TORONTO—Choice Hotels Canada recently appointed five exceptional
industry talents to its leadership roster. The new team will report to
Brendan Gibney, director, franchise operations.

Rob Alldred, franchise performance consultant, comes to Choice from
Ottawa, where he was general manager at SilverBirch Hotels &
Resorts, executive director at Revera Inc. and general manager at
Sheraton, as well as director of operations at the Hilton Toronto
Airport.

Formerly a franchise performance consultant, Patrick Dinan will
assume his new role as training consultant. Prior to joining Choice
Hotels Canada in 1997, Dinan taught Hospitality and Tourism at LaSalle
College in Montréal.

Daniel Da Emi, bilingual specialist, operations resource centre,
brings a wealth of experience in growing staff engagement and improving
service at the property level. He has held positions in the GTA
including assistant general manager/HR manager at The Waterside Inn and
Conference Centre, manager at The Old Mill Inn & Spa and guest
services manager at Best Western Sunset Inn.

Kent Hull, franchise performance consultant, has worked with a number
of brands such as Westin, Fairmont, Sandman and Sonesta Resorts and was
most recently vice-president, revenue management at Revenue Generation
LLC.

Eric Normand, franchise performance consultant, has held several
positions in Quebec including general manager at Clarion Hotel, director
at Cote Jardin, general manager at Hotel Gouverneur and general manager
at SilverBirch Hotels and Resorts.