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|BridgeStreet Worldwide Announces Two Key Leadership Promotions
|Thursday, August 19, 2010
|HERNDON, VA - BridgeStreet Worldwide, a leading international provider of serviced apartments, today announced the promotions of Jeff Dunn to Vice President, Business Strategy and Financial Planning and Max Thorne to Senior Vice President, International Development.
Jeff Dunn has assumed the newly created position of Vice President, Business Strategy and Financial Planning. He will be responsible for developing and implementing plans to support the company's growth initiatives while helping to prioritize new business opportunities as well as analyze relevant industry trends. Dunn has served as Director, Financial Planning and Analysis for the company over the last 5 years.
"BridgeStreet is well positioned for growth, and we are pleased to have Jeff's expertise as we expand our global footprint," said Sean Worker, chief executive officer of BridgeStreet. "Jeff has done an outstanding job of providing the company with a high level of financial analysis and planning, always ensuring alignment against our goals."
Max Thorne most recently served as Vice President of Development in EMEA, and played a crucial role in expanding BridgeStreet's brand throughout the region. He was instrumental in creating the company's innovative property management solutions and developing its franchise program. Mr. Thorne has served in various management and development positions with the company over the past 16 years.
"The promotion is both in recognition of Max's leadership and accomplishments, and in preparation for the significant role he will play in bringing our vision to fruition," stated Worker. With trends moving towards mixed use properties, BridgeStreet is uniquely positioned in the market to expand its management and franchisee portfolio of serviced apartments to new regions.
Lee Curtis, BridgeStreet's president adds, "Max and Jeff each bring a unique combination of skill and industry vision that is a great benefit to BridgeStreet and our future expansion."
BridgeStreet Worldwide is a leading international provider of serviced apartments and corporate housing. BridgeStreet and its Global Alliance members offer over 15,000 corporate apartments located throughout the United States and 50 cities internationally. An award winner both in the Americas and EMEA, BridgeStreet properties meet uncompromising standards of quality, comfort and service. For more information about the company or to learn more about how BridgeStreet is making Serviced Apartments Easy, www.bridgestreet.com.