MILWAUKEE, WI (Oct. 25, 2016) — The Marcus Corporation (NYSE: MCS) has announced that Joseph S. Khairallah was named president of Marcus Hotels & Resorts, a national leader in hospitality management.
Khairallah joined Marcus Hotels & Resorts in 2013 as chief operating officer. In 2014 he assumed day-to-day oversight for the hotel division and became a member of The Marcus Corporation Executive Management Committee.
According to Greg Marcus, President and CEO of The Marcus Corporation, “Joe has built an organization focused on operational excellence, profitability, quality and integrity. Under his leadership, the hotel division has enjoyed strong financial performance while continuing its unwavering commitment to exceptional guest service. We look forward to the continued success of the hotel division.”
Khairallah served 30 years with Hyatt Hotels, where he was vice president of rooms, spa and security for Hyatt’s Americas Group, with responsibility for 155 properties, including 40 spas. Prior to that, he was vice president of rooms for Hyatt’s International Operations for five years, where he oversaw 120 hotels in 44 countries. He began his tenure with Hyatt in 1983 at the Grand Hyatt New York.
Khairallah is a native of Lebanon, graduated from the prestigious Haulot Institute in Belgium and has studied six languages. He and his wife Susan have three teenage boys.
About Marcus Hotels & Resorts
Marcus Hotels & Resorts, a division of The Marcus Corporation (NYSE: MCS), owns and/or manages 18 hotels, resorts and other properties in the U.S. A leader in the hospitality industry since 1962, Marcus Hotels & Resorts creates asset value for hotel owners through its expertise in management, development and product repositioning, including hotel food and beverage concepts developed by its Marcus Restaurant Group. The company’s distinctive portfolio includes city-center meeting hotels, upscale resorts, historic properties, and premium branded and independent first-class hotels. Marcus Hotels & Resorts is an approved operator for all major lodging brands. For more information, please visit: http://media.marcushotels.com and follow the company on Facebook and Twitter (@MarcusHotels).
About The Marcus Corporation
Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, The Marcus Corporation is a leader in the lodging and entertainment industries, with significant company-owned real estate assets. The Marcus Corporation’s theatre division, Marcus Theatres®, currently owns or manages 686 screens at 54 locations in Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota and Ohio. The company’s lodging division, Marcus® Hotels & Resorts, owns and/or manages 18 hotels, resorts and other properties in nine states. For more information, please visit the company’s website at www.marcuscorp.com
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