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Merrillville, Oct. 03, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — White Lodging, one of the country’s largest privately held hospitality companies focused exclusively on urban, experiential and lifestyle hotels, today announced two new senior-level appointments.
AJ Brow will take on the company’s Chief Human Resources Officer position and Joe Pagone, veteran Kimpton Hotels executive, joins the company as Regional Vice President.
Brow will be tasked with modernizing the White Lodging’s strategic human resource capabilities and executing initiatives to support its Associate Promise, which is to ‘create an environment where associates can be their best selves through ongoing training, development and mentoring’.
Pagone will report to White Lodging’s Chief Operating Officer David Lanterman and oversee a portfolio of urban and lifestyle hotels across the country, including the company’s first Kimpton brand hotel in San Antonio.
“AJ and Joe are seasoned executives that deepen our leadership bench strength and bring fresh perspectives to our teams,” said White Lodging Chief Executive Officer Jean-Luc Barone. “They’re joining at the perfect time as we accelerate our growth of new premium-brand hotels, restaurants and rooftops in our key urban markets.”
About AJ Brow
Brow joins White Lodging from NiSource, one of the largest fully regulated gas and electric utility companies in the country. Most recently he oversaw all human resource business partners and labor relations as Vice President.
“It’s clear that White Lodging is committed to creating a company culture that meets and exceeds the post-pandemic expectations of the multi-generational and diverse workforce,” said Brow. “I’m excited at the opportunity to help lead the change necessary to further transform this commitment into reality.”
Previously, Brow worked in Vice President, Director, and Manager-level roles at global organizations, including CNA Insurance, AON, W.W….