VANCOUVER, BC (November 30, 2010) — Club Intrawest, a private vacation club with locations across Canada, the United States and Mexico has announced that René Cardinal has officially assumed the position of President of Intrawest Resort Club Group, a division of Intrawest ULC. Intrawest ULC is controlled by funds managed by Fortress Investment Group LLC. Club Intrawest is exclusively managed by Intrawest Resort Club Group. The announcement was made by Intrawest CEO Bill Jensen.
René joined Intrawest in 1997. He is a certified Management Accountant and has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a concentration in Finance. A Director of the Canadian Resort Development Association, he is also a Trustee of the American Resort Development Association (ARDA) and sits on the trade association’s Finance Committee.
In addition to his commitment to driving the new growth surge of Club Intrawest, René will continue in his role as Executive Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer for Intrawest Resort Club Group.
Bill Jensen said that Intrawest is particularly excited about “the opportunities that we anticipate will come available over the next year. Given the new playing field in the vacation ownership market our confidence in Club Intrawest’s solid track record of excellence makes us very optimistic about what lies ahead. René’s long term history with Club Intrawest and our organization’s strong team of seasoned professionals will enable us to create, direct and manage new growth as the Club expands its horizons.”
Since opening its first location in 1994, people from 48 countries have joined, enjoying eight Club Intrawest locations across Canada, the United States and Mexico and access to hand-picked hotels, resorts and lodging properties through ExtraOrdinary Escapes, Intrawest’s private exchange program.
For more information visit www.clubintrawest.com
Contact: Georgi Bohrod (Media) 619-255-1661
Ryan Roddy (Club Intrawest) 604-692-2926
SOURCE: Intrawest Resort Club Group