Paul W. Whetsell // © 2012 Loews Hotels
Loews Hotels has appointed Paul W. Whetsell as president and CEO, effective January 17. Whetsell succeeds Jack Adler, who is retiring from the company.
“With Paul's tenure and experience in the industry, and now in his role as our new president and CEO, we will continue to operate the unique properties in our portfolio, while also looking for additions to the company through acquisition, development and management,” said Jonathan Tisch, the chairman of Loews Hotels and co-chairman of the Board of Loews Corporation.
Whetsell has 35 years of hospitality experience and served as chairman of Interstate Hotels & Resorts until 2009.
“I am extremely excited to be joining Jon and the Loews Hotels team,” said Whetsell. “Working in partnership with Jon, our objective is to further develop and grow the brand while delivering superior financial operating results.”