Wyndham Hotels & Resorts has promoted Michele Allen to CFO. She had been serving as treasurer and executive vice president. Allen is a 20-year veteran of Wyndham, Wyndham Worldwide and Cendant Corporation (the company’s predecessor name).

Red Lion Hotels Corporation has named John Russel, Jr. as interim CEO. He has 40 years of industry experience, including serving as CEO of Cendant’s hotel division. Most recently he served as president and COO with Sentry Hospitality.

Flight Centre Travel Group has appointed Claire Harrington head of corporate marketing, Europe. She has spent the last six years in marketing roles at ATPI, the travel management company, most recently as head of UK and group marketing and communications.

Rocco Forte Hotels has appointed Jan Arnold as vice president of sales, directing 24 regional sales directors and managers in 12 countries in Europe, the Middle East, the Americas and China. He comes from Four Seasons where he began his career in 2002 as a trainee. He last served as director of sales Europe/Middle East/Africa.

HohmeisterNiggemannDeutsche Lufthansa AG has realigned its executive board with the following changes effective Jan. 1, 2020: Christina Foerster and Michael Niggemann to join the executive board with Foerster taking on a new Customer & Corporate Responsibility role and Niggemann leading HR & Legal department. Also, Harry Hohmeister will become head of a “Commercial Passenger Airlines”
division and Thorsten Dirks will head a new “IT, Digital & Innovation” department.