Wyndham International, Inc. (AMEX:WBR) named Mobashir Ahmed area director of operations for Wyndham`s seven properties in Michigan, Ohio, Missouri and Minnesota.
In his new role, Ahmed is responsible for the overall hotel operations of seven properties, with specific focus on employee training, brand program and product consistency and achieving revenue and profit goals. He reports directly to Jeff Wagoner, senior vice president of operations, North Central Region.
With more than 25 years of practice within hotel management, Ahmed`s experience includes acting as regional director, managing sales and marketing, as well as overseeing the conversion of hotel brands. Previous to joining the Wyndham team, Ahmed worked with Starwood Hotels & Resorts as area managing director for the New Orleans and Philadelphia regions. He has also served as president of the Potomac Hotel Group in Washington, D.C., as well as founder and president of the Washington, D.C.-based Oceanic Hotels International, Ltd. Ahmed received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Karachi, in Karachi Pakistan.
Based at The Mayfair, a Wyndham Historic Hotel in St. Louis, Ahmed will oversee the 209-room Minneapolis Airport hotel and 106-suite Summerfield Suites by Wyndham in St. Louis, the 148-room Wyndham Garden Hotel in Novi, Mich., as well as three Ohio properties: the 217-room Wyndham Dublin, the 241-room Wyndham Toledo, and 205-room Wyndham Cleveland at Playhouse Square.
Wyndham International, Inc. offers upscale and luxury hotel and resort accommodations through proprietary lodging brands and a management services division. Based in Dallas, Wyndham International owns, leases, manages and franchises hotels and resorts in the United States, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean and Europe. For more information, visit www.wyndham.com. For reservations, call 800-Wyndham.