Hersha Hospitality Trust Says Leven Reelected to Board
Hersha Hospitality Trust (NYSE: HT) (the “Company”), owner of upscale hotels in urban gateway markets, today announced that Mr. Michael Leven has been re-elected to the Board of Trustees and was recently appointed to chair the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of the Board and to participate on the Acquisition and Compensation Committee of the Board.
Mr. Leven is President and Chief Operating Officer of the Las Vegas Sands Corporation and is responsible for the overall operations of the company's U.S. and international locations.
Mr. Leven is a veteran hospitality executive with more than 50 years of experience in the business and a distinguished and well-recognized record of success. He was formerly president and chief executive officer of US Franchise Systems, Inc., the company he founded in 1995, which developed and franchised the Microtel Inns & Suites and Hawthorn Suites hotel brands. He was previously the president and COO of Holiday Inn Worldwide, president of Days Inn of America, and president of Americana Hotels and is currently a trustee of the Marcus Foundation.
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