|By Business Wire||
|July 7, 2014 11:44 AM EDT||
Omni Hotels & Resorts announced today the appointment of Kris Singleton as the new chief information officer for the luxury hotel brand. In this role, Singleton will help drive the company’s strategic business objectives by providing the enterprise-wide information technology (IT) vision and leadership for operating a reliable and stable infrastructure, fostering innovation to enhance guest services and operations, and leading the deployment and management of current and emerging technology products, services and systems across the organization. She will report to Mike Deitemeyer, president of Omni Hotels & Resorts.
“This is an important time in the evolution of the Omni Hotels & Resorts brand, and we are fortunate to have someone of Kris’ caliber join our team to ensure our IT strategy keeps pace with the rapid growth of our company,” said Deitemeyer. “Kris has an excellent track record of front-line experience managing some of the most complex assignments in the business. Her leadership will be instrumental in advancing our organization’s goals.”
A 24-year veteran of the technology industry, Singleton has more than a decade of experience in the hospitality industry. Most recently she was chief information officer for The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas where she oversaw the technology strategy for the hotel, casino, pool district and other amenities associated with the property. Previously, she held a variety of roles of increasing responsibility, including chief information officer and vice president of technology for Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants and IT vice president of business solutions for MGM Mirage. In addition, Singleton has also served as chief information officer for Chasm Industries, Inc., an electronic recycling company, and spent 15 years at Hallmark Cards, Inc.
Singleton earned a Bachelor of Science in business administration, with a double major in computer information systems and management from Central Missouri State University. She is a member of the CIO Council, Hotel Technology Next Generation, Hotel Financial and Technology Professionals, as well as Newmarket and Guest-Tek Customer Advisory Boards.
About Omni Hotels & Resorts
Omni Hotels & Resorts creates genuine, authentic guest experiences at 60 distinct luxury hotels and resorts in leading business gateways and leisure destinations across North America. With over 20 world-class golf courses and award-winning spa retreats, to dynamic business settings, each Omni showcases the local flavor of the destination while featuring four-diamond services, signature restaurants, Wi-Fi connectivity and unique wellness options. Known for its distinguished, personalized service, Omni leaves a lasting impression with every customer interaction, with a heightened level of recognition and rewards delivered through its Select Guest loyalty program and the company’s “Power of One” associate empowerment program. The brand is frequently recognized by top consumer research organizations and travel publications. To get additional information or book accommodations, visit omnihotels.com or call 1-800-The-Omni.