HTNG Announces Three New Members to Its Board of Governors
HTNG announced three new members to grow the direction-setting body of the organization: Marwan Al Ali of Jumeirah Group, Brian Kirkland of Choice Hotels International, Inc. and Yvette Vincent of Delaware North.
Marwan Al Ali is the group chief information officer of Jumeirah Group, a global luxury hospitality company and a member of Dubai Holding. Marwan's responsibilities range from being a business enabler, deploying IT cross-functional solutions with a special focus on innovative strategies and driving business profitability with customer centricity.
Brian Kirkland is the chief technology officer for Choice Hotels International, Inc., one of the world's largest hotel companies. In this role, he oversees the company's information technology organization, and is responsible for leading overall IT strategy, infrastructure and development, all aligning with Choice's business objectives.
Yvette Vincent serves as Delaware North's first-ever chief technology officer, a position based at the company's global headquarters in Buffalo, N.Y. As CTO, Yvette is responsible for creating the vision, strategy and roadmap for the company's technology platforms including POS, cloud architecture, SOA and DevOps.
HTNG's Board of Governors now consists of 23 top IT leaders from hospitality companies around the world. These individuals are responsible for technology in over 2.5 million hotel guest rooms and world-leading hospitality venues