April 16, 2013
Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the world's largest and most dynamic hotel groups, today announced the appointment of Todd Folbrecht as vice president, Development, Americas. He will report directly to Bob Kleinschmidt, chief financial officer and chief development officer.
“Todd's appointment supports our Ambition 2015 strategy of further expanding our global team.” said Kleinschmidt. “Todd brings a wealth of development and negotiation experience to Carlson Rezidor.”
In this new position, Folbrecht will expand his role in Development by taking the lead in negotiations and project work across our hotel brands.
Folbrecht joined Carlson in 1999 as an information technology audit senior. In 2006, he was promoted to director of Investments, Strategy and Analysis, and most recently senior director, Business Development.
Folbrecht holds master's degree in business administration from the Carlson School of Business Management at the University of Minnesota with a concentration in finance and information technology, and a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Wisconsin – Madison. He holds an advanced hotel real estate certificate in capital markets, deal structuring and risk management from Cornell University.
Folbrecht is a certified public accountant, certified management accountant and a certified information systems auditor and a member of the American Institute of CPAs, the Minnesota Society of CPAs and the Information Systems Audit and Control Association.
About Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group
Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group is one of the world's largest and most dynamic hotel groups. The portfolio of the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group includes more than 1,300 hotels in operation and under development, a global footprint spanning 100 countries and territories and a powerful set of global brands (Radisson Blu, Radisson®, Park Plaza®, Park Inn by Radisson, Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM and Hotel Missoni). In most of the group's hotels, guests can benefit from the loyalty program Club CarlsonSM, one of the most rewarding loyalty programs in the world. Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group and its brands employ more than 80,000 people.
Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn., and Brussels, Belgium.
Ben Gardeen, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, Americas | +1 (763) 212-8129 | firstname.lastname@example.org