BETHESDA, Md., March 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- DiamondRock Hospitality Company (the "Company") (NYSE: DRH) today announced that Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Thomas G. Healy is resigning from his position, effective April 15, 2022, to pursue new opportunities. Mr. Healy's responsibilities for overseeing asset management and redevelopment projects will be transitioned to Mark W. Brugger, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company.
"Tom has been instrumental in working with me to create the leading asset management team in the industry. On behalf of the entire DiamondRock team, I thank Tom for his significant contributions to the organization and wish him success in his next chapter," said Mr. Brugger. "The strength and talent of our executive and asset management teams will allow for seamless and continued execution of our strategy. We continue to believe that the portfolio is well positioned to take advantage of the robust lodging recovery."
About the Company
DiamondRock Hospitality Company is a self-advised real estate investment trust (REIT) that is an owner of a leading portfolio of geographically diversified hotels concentrated in top gateway markets and destination hotel locations. The Company currently owns 33 premium quality hotels and resorts with over 9,400 rooms. The Company has strategically positioned its hotels to be operated both under leading global brand families as well as unique boutique hotels in the lifestyle segment. For further information on the Company and its portfolio, please visit DiamondRock Hospitality Company's website at www.drhc.com.
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