Wyndham International, Inc. (NYSE:WYN), one of the largest hotel companies in the nation, announced the appointment of Christopher L. Heinz as senior vice president for distribution. In his new position, he will have responsibility for the company`s consumer delivery systems, including central reservation operations and revenue management. He will report to S. Mack Koonce, executive vice president, marketing and chief administrative officer.
Heinz, age 34, joins Wyndham International from Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, where he was vice president of revenue management for the North America Division. Previously he oversaw local, regional and national revenue management functions for the Marriott and Omni hotel organizations. He attended Kansas State University.
Wyndham International, Inc. ranks among the largest branded hotel companies in the United States. It owns, leases, manages and franchises primarily upscale and luxury hotel and resort representing a combined portfolio of 315 hotels and resorts with a total of more than 74,000 rooms in 38 states as well as Canada, the Caribbean and Europe.