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New technology leadership for Omni Hotels

New technology leadership for Omni Hotels

Omni Hotels & Resorts has confirmed the appointment of Kris Singleton as the new chief information officer for the luxury hotel brand.

In this role, Singleton will help drive the company’s strategic business objectives by providing the enterprise-wide information technology vision.

She will also offer leadership for operating a reliable and stable infrastructure, fostering innovation to enhance guest services and operations, and leading the deployment and management of current and emerging technology products, services and systems across the organisation.

Singleton will report to Mike Deitemeyer, president of Omni Hotels & Resorts.

“This is an important time in the evolution of the Omni Hotels & Resorts brand, and we are fortunate to have someone of Kris’ calibre join our team to ensure our IT strategy keeps pace with the rapid growth of our company,” said Deitemeyer.

“Kris has an excellent track record of front‐line experience managing some of the most complex assignments in the business.

“Her leadership will be instrumental in advancing our organisation’s goals.”

A 24-year veteran of the technology industry, Singleton has more than a decade of experience in the hospitality industry.

Most recently she was chief information officer for The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas where she oversaw the technology strategy for the hotel, casino, pool district and other amenities associated with the property.

Previously, she held a variety of roles of increasing responsibility, including chief information officer and vice president of technology for Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants and IT vice president of business solutions for MGM Mirage.

In addition, Singleton has also served as chief information officer for Chasm Industries, Inc., an electronic recycling company, and spent 15 years at Hallmark Cards.

Singleton earned a Bachelor of Science in business administration, with a double major in computer information systems and management from Central Missouri State University.

She is a member of the CIO Council, Hotel Technology Next Generation, Hotel Financial and Technology Professionals, as well as Newmarket and Guest-Tek Customer Advisory Boards.