Michael J. Deitemeyer named CEO of Interstate Hotels & Resorts
Arlington, Virginia – 18 March 2017 –
Interstate Hotels & Resorts announced the appointment of Michael (“Mike”) J. Deitemeyer as Chief Executive Officer, effective March 23, 2017. He has also been appointed to serve on the Board of Directors of Interstate effective the same date.
Deitemeyer joins Interstate after a highly successful tenure with Omni Hotels & Resorts (“Omni”). He served as President of Omni for 13 years, and prior to that helped grow the organization through multiple management roles in operations, development, sales and finance. Under his leadership, Deitemeyer established Omni as a leading hotel brand and operator, with a reputation for delivering superior quality, award-winning service and exceptional guest experiences. He currently serves on the executive committee and board of the American Hotel & Lodging Association (“AH&LA”) and is a founding board member and Director for the Global Hotel Alliance. Deitemeyer began his career in the hospitality industry with Interstate.
Deitemeyer assumes the CEO role from Jim Abrahamson. “Mike brings an impressive track record of success and leadership throughout his extensive career within the hospitality industry, which positions him well for his new role at Interstate. He is the right person to lead the next stage of growth at the Company, while delivering unwavering levels of service for our hotel guests, associates and owners,” commented Abrahamson. “It has been my great privilege to work with such a dedicated and skilled group of people during my time here, and I wish Mike and the associates of Interstate much continued success in the years to come.” Abrahamson will remain on the board of Interstate as non-executive Chairman.
Interstate Hotels & Resorts is the leading U.S.-based global hotel management company, operating branded full- and select-service hotels and resorts, convention centers and independent hotels worldwide. Currently, Interstate and its affiliates manage approximately 420 hotels with over 75,000 rooms around the globe.