Oakwood Worldwide announced several promotions within its leadership team

LOS ANGELES, 2015-3-3 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakwood Worldwide®, the global leader in corporate housing and serviced apartment solutions, is honored to announce several promotions within its leadership team.

Scott McDonald, formerly vice president of shared services and customer experience, has been promoted to senior vice president of operations and service excellence, and is now a member of Oakwood Worldwide’s executive committee. He first joined Oakwood Worldwide in 2009 and has held various sales and operations leadership positions with the company. McDonald brings a strong understanding of the business, process management and exceptional leadership and communications skills to his new role where he will lead Oakwood Worldwide’s U.S. operations team and the Americas regional headquarters.

Pat Hintze, former vice president of global client services, has assumed the role of vice president of global sales, overseeing our strategic sales efforts. Hintze’s extensive sales experience will help her continue to expand and further strengthen Oakwood Worldwide’s global product and service offerings. Prior to joining Oakwood Worldwide in 2012, Hintze held a number of sales and leadership roles with Marriott ExecuStay.

Jeff Steward, previously director of finance services, has been promoted to vice president of shared services. He has a strong background in global shared services management and, since joining Oakwood Worldwide in 2013, Steward, who is a Six Sigma Green Belt, has been successful in implementing significant process and structural advancement that has heightened efficiency and effectiveness of the finance services team.

“Oakwood Worldwide is committed to delivering a great housing solution through an effortless experience for our clients and guests,” said Ric Villarreal, president of Oakwood Worldwide. “These appointments will drive the evolution of our strategic global sales and operations models and will align our global functions around delivering on customer’s needs. Each of these individuals have proven themselves with a fresh perspective and successful implementations that have been instrumental in Oakwood’s growth and success. We are confident that they will be even more effective in their new roles as Oakwood Worldwide continues to lead in corporate housing and serviced apartment solutions around the globe.”

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About Oakwood Worldwide®
Oakwood Worldwide® is the premier provider of corporate housing and serviced apartment solutions through its well-known brands, Oakwood®, ExecuStay® and Insurance Housing Solutions™. With a presence in all 50 United States and more than 85 countries, the company provides move-in-ready furnished accommodations to meet the needs of global organizations and business travelers alike. Oakwood Worldwide is based in Los Angeles with regional headquarters in London, Phoenix and Singapore. For more information, please visit www.OakwoodWorldwide.com.

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