Loews Hotels & Co. announced that Alex Tisch has been named as president. He will work with Jonathan Tisch, CEO, along with the executive leadership team in developing and executing the company’s strategy, managing capital and resource allocation, and overseeing general operational effectiveness. Alex Tisch joined the company in June 2017 from Loews Corporation, where he was a vice president. Previously, he worked at Credit Suisse, arranging leveraged buyout financing along with handling merger and acquisition advisories.

IHG has appointed David Oppenheim as senior vice president, analytics and insights. He most recently worked at Alaska Airlines as vice president of sales and distribution. Previously, he held numerous positions at United Airlines, including leading the commercial analytics team.

Serko Limited has named Claudia Batten as chair. She has been an existing board member. Batten has been a technology consultant and has been involved with several technology startups.

Travelport has appointed Jennifer Catto as chief marketing officer. Most recently, she held the role of CMO of Telaria, a software platform.  Prior to that, she was involved with Evolve Media, a publisher of lifestyle content.

YarbroughHallRadisson Hotel Group has appointed Bill Hall and Jason Yarbrough as senior vice presidents of development for the Americas. Hall will lead a team of franchise sales and development directors covering the western US. He most recently served as senior vice president of franchise operations at Red Roof. Yarbrough will lead a team of franchise sales and development directors covering the eastern US. He had previously served as regional vice president of franchise development at Red Roof.

RLH Corporation (Red Lion Hotels) announced the appointment of Christopher Trick as senior vice president, chief marketing officer. Prior to joining RLH, Trick was the head of marketing for Southern Carlson, a Kyocera company. Before that, he spent six years with Realogy Franchise Group and has also worked for Marriott, Wyndham and La Quinta.