Carlson Rezidor Hotel Appoints Brad Beakley as Senior Vice President of Commercial Operations

MINNEAPOLIS | September 3, 2014

CWT Announces New Senior Leader

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the world’s largest and most dynamic hotel groups, today appointed Brad Beakley as senior vice president of commercial operations. He will report directly to Suzanne Riesterer, chief commercial and financial officer, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group.

“Brad is responsible for defining and implementing the commercial delivery strategy for our brands globally,” explained Riesterer. “As part of his responsibilities, Brad will lead Revenue Management, Distribution, Contact Center Services and Strategic Sourcing for Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group.”

Beakley most recently served as vice president of Pricing and Revenue Management Solutions at Sabre Corporation in Southlake, Texas, where he led marketing and solution management activities for pricing, revenue management, revenue integrity, group management and cargo system product offerings. Prior to this, he was vice president of Airline Solutions Delivery and Consulting for the firm. From 2003 to 2010, Beakley held several key leadership positions at US Airways, including vice president, Operations Control and Planning.

Beakley earned a bachelor of business administration degree at Abilene Christian University in Texas.

About Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group
Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group is one of the world’s largest and most dynamic hotel groups. The Carlson Rezidor portfolio includes more than 1,350 hotels in operation and under development with a footprint spanning over 105 countries and territories and a powerful set of global brands including Quorvus Collection, Radisson Blu®, Radisson®, Radisson Red, Park Plaza®, Park Inn® by Radisson and Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM. In most hotels, guests can benefit from Club CarlsonSM, one of the most rewarding loyalty programs in the world. Carlson Rezidor and its brands employ 88,000 people.

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn., and Brussels, Belgium.

www.carlsonrezidor.com

Media Contact:
Ben Gardeen, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group | +1 (763) 212-8129 | bgardeen@carlsonrezidor.com

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