Rockville, Maryland, December 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) — one of the world’s largest lodging franchisors — Sally Bartus to the position of Chief Talent and Culture Officer. In this newly created role, Baltas will report directly to the company’s Chief Human Resources Officer and work closely with leaders across the enterprise to develop Choice’s talent programs, including workforce planning, succession planning, talent management and acquisition. and strategically expand forward-looking personnel strategies. Bartas will also play a key role in guiding Choice’s diversity, equity and belonging initiatives in line with Choice’s overall growth strategy.
“Our brand promise to be welcomed, needed and respected extends to every aspect of our organization, including how Choice attracts and retains the top talent in our industry. Providing our employees with the resources and opportunities they need to thrive is a critical component of our corporate strategy and we are proud to expand our talent management initiatives in this new role. That’s why I’m here.” Patrick Simerola, Choice Hotels, Chief Human Resources Officer. “Sally is a people-centric leader and I am confident that her extensive HR experience will help Choice Hotels and our amazing people reach their highest potential.”
Bartas’ appointment follows several recent accolades Choice Hotels has received for its award-winning culture. forbes‘World’s Best Employers 2022’ prestigious list and entrepreneur The magazine’s first ranking of the top global brands in diversity, equity and inclusion.Most recently, Choice Hotels also forbes Named one of America’s Best Employers for Veterans in 2022 and one of the World’s Top Women-Friendly Employers in 2022.
Bartas joins Choice Hotels stanley black At Decker, he most recently served as Vice President of Human Resources. During his tenure, Baltas assumed responsible roles and played an integral role in defining the company’s long-term HR processes and organizational culture. Early in his career, Baltas held various human resources and marketing roles in the hospitality industry.
Bartas holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications with a focus on Public Relations and Promotion. Central Connecticut State UniversityShe is also a Certified Executive Coach.
About Choice Hotels®
Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) is one of the world’s largest lodging franchisors. The Choice has approximately 7,500 hotels and approximately 630,000 rooms in 46 countries and territories as of September 30, 2022.® The family of hotel brands offers business and leisure travelers a wide range of high-quality lodging options in upper upscale, upper midscale, midscale, extended stay and economy segments, from limited to full service hotels. It offers.Award Winning Choice Benefits® Loyalty programs offer members a faster way to rewards, with personalized benefits available from day one. For more information, please visit www.choicehotels.com.
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