Northbrook, IL (February 11, 2011) – Shell Vacations, one of the nation’s leading independent vacation ownership development companies, has recently announced the promotion of three senior executives within its club, finance and sales divisions.
Susan C. Kelley, who has served as President of Shell Vacations Hospitality since 2008 and directed the fiscal and facilities operations of all company resorts, has been named President of the points-based Shell Vacations Club (SVC). In her expanded role, she is also responsible for overseeing Member Servicing & Travel Operations, Inventory & Yield Management, Partner Programs, and SVC Performance Analysis. Kelley has been with the Northbrook, Illinois-based company since 1994.
“Very few hospitality executives could shoulder the tremendous responsibility of managing 1,100 hospitality professionals while at the same time directing every facet of our vacation club with such a high level of dedication and performance,“ commented Tracy L. Sherles, President and Chief Operating Officer of Shell Vacations. “Sue Kelley is superbly qualified for both top leadership positions.”
In the finance arena, William J. Weber has been promoted to Chief Financial Officer, where he has assumed responsibility for all aspects of accounting, finance and taxes for the company, its subsidiaries and affiliates. A Certified Public Accountant and member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Weber previously served as Shell Vacations Senior VP, Finance & Portfolio.
Also a CPA by education, Sheldon Ginsburg, Chairman and CEO of Shell Vacations adds, “After 14 years in various accounting positions of leadership within our company, Bill is thoroughly knowledgeable about every facet of our company and uniquely qualified to take the helm as CFO.
A sales and marketing veteran with more than 25 years of experience in the vacation ownership industry, Jack Chevrier has been named Executive VP of Sales & Marketing for Shell Vacations, responsible for all company sales and marketing operations and strategies. He was previously Senior VP of Sales & Marketing.
Added Sherles, “Jack Chevrier is one of the most pragmatic and analytical sales and marketing executives in the industry. He is astute at managing resources effectively to achieve the company’s targeted goals. Having Jack in our top marketing and sales position has maximized the productivity of our operations and enabled us to take advantage of new opportunities. His extensive industry experience has blended perfectly with our corporate vision for the future.”
Chevrier’s new duties include formulating, implementing, guiding and measuring key initiatives for the sales and marketing operations and leading the team of sales and marketing professionals. Prior to joining Shell Vacations in 2009, Chevrier held executive positions with major Orlando, Florida, timeshare developers.
Headquartered in Northbrook, IL, Shell Vacations LLC is one of the most respected independent vacation ownership developers in the United States, operating or affiliated with 25 resorts in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. The company specializes in the sales and hospitality management of vacation ownership resorts as well as servicing over 125,000 owner and member families of its vacation ownership products.
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SOURCE: Shell Vacations