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|BridgeStreet Worldwide Announces Two Strategic Leadership Appointments
Jon Wohlfert takes on role as CRO and Pete Gibson joins company as CIO
|Thursday, November 04, 2010
|HERNDON, VA – BridgeStreet Worldwide, a leading international provider of serviced apartments, is pleased to announce the appointment of and Jon Wohlfert as Chief Revenue Officer and Pete Gibson as Chief Information Officer. As BridgeStreet prepares for its next phase of growth in the hospitality market, these appointments not only ensure the expansion of the brand and revenue but the creation of industry leading technology tools and client facing systems to support these efforts.
"Jon Wohlfert has played a multifaceted role in BridgeStreet's expansion over the past eight years serving in a variety of roles in operations, sales, marketing and information technology. I've now asked Jon to take on a critical role in the company as Chief Revenue Officer," said Sean Worker, BridgeStreet's CEO. "Jon will focus 100% of his energy on driving revenue through all channels, including our worldwide sales organization and account management while further developing our brand in the hospitality market."
"In order for our company to evolve as a leader in providing an outstanding hospitality experience we must have technology that is current, progressive, and effective," stated Worker. "We are delighted to have Pete Gibson join our organization as Chief Information Officer. His expertise in bringing world class hospitality brands to life through technology will assist in making our revenue growth a reality" added Worker.
Mr. Gibson has 23 years IT experience leading large complex organizations and a successful track record of re-aligning IT to increase profitability through sound leadership and business enabling technology solutions. Most recently, Mr. Gibson served as Chief Technology Officer of Wyndham Worldwide where he developed sellable services to improve company revenue and implemented an innovative architecture to give the organization a competitive advantage. Gibson has held various technology management positions with Alamo Rent A Car, IBM and the U.S. Department of Defense.
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, visit www.bridgestreet.com.