SPOKANE, Wash., May 12, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- RLHC (Red Lion Hotels Corporation) (NYSE:RLH) announced today the appointment of Elizabeth Norberg as Executive Vice President of Human Resources. Norberg joins RLHC on June 1st to oversee all areas of Human Resources including a specific emphasis on culture, engagement, talent acquisition and management. She will be reporting directly to RLHC President and CEO, Greg Mount.
Norberg brings with her more than 20 years of Human Resources leadership experience from broad range roles in best-in-class companies rooted in hospitality, healthcare and professional service businesses. She spent the majority of her career at Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. where she advanced through HR field leadership roles to become the VP of Learning and Development in North America, overseeing a team that directly supported more than 500 owned, managed and franchise properties.
"Developing a world-class team is an important part of positioning RLHC for long-term success," said Mount. "Elizabeth brings a wealth of experience and we believe her commitment to culture and leadership development will strengthen the HR function across the company to produce exceptional results.”
Since her time at Starwood, she also served as Chief of Human Resources Operations for Northwell Health System, one of the largest health systems in the nation, as well as the SVP of Global Human Resources for Dolce Hotels and Resorts.
Red Lion Hotels Corporation is a hospitality company primarily engaged in the franchising, management and ownership of upscale, midscale and economy hotels under the Hotel RL, Red Lion Hotel, Red Lion Inn & Suites, GuestHouse and Settle Inn brands. Established in 1959, the company has 124 hotels system wide and also owns and operates an entertainment and event ticket distribution business. For more information, please visit the company's website at www.redlion.com.
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