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G6 Hospitality Appoints John Dent as Chief Legal Officer And Ama Romaine as General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer

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G6 Hospitality Appoints John Dent as Chief Legal Officer And Ama Romaine as General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer

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DALLAS, July 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- G6 Hospitality LLC, the parent company of Motel 6 and Studio 6 brands in the U.S. and Canada, today announced the appointment of John Dent as Chief Legal Officer and Ama Romaine as General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer.  Both Dent and Romaine will also serve on the G6 Hospitality Executive Committee.

John Dent

"I'm pleased to welcome John and Ama to G6 Hospitality and look forward to their contributions to the organization as we pursue the continued growth and expansion of our brands," said Rob Palleschi, CEO of G6 Hospitality. 

A leader in the hotel industry, Dent brings to G6 Hospitality 28 years of legal experience supporting hotel operations, branding, development, franchising, management, strategy, and real estate, as well as corporate governance, compliance, risk management, and dispute resolution.  Most recently, Dent was General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Extended Stay America, Inc. and its paired-share REIT, ESH Hospitality, Inc. Previously, he held positions of increasing responsibility with Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc., including Deputy General Counsel and Acting General Counsel.  Prior to Hilton, Dent was in private practice with a focus on dispute resolution in the lodging industry.  He is a graduate of UCLA and the University of Chicago Law School.

Most recently, Romaine served as General Counsel for the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab, where she was responsible for the Lab's Risk Management, Compliance, Ethics and Equal Employment offices. Previously Romaine spent a decade in the hospitality industry and served as the Vice President & Senior Counsel for Brands at Hilton Worldwide.  As a member of several leadership teams at Hilton, she played a pivotal role in many of Hilton's most important strategic initiatives. Prior to Hilton, Romaine was responsible for all commercial contracting at Choice Hotels and ensuring compliance with brand standards and lender negotiations.  Earlier in her career, Romaine practiced law at top-ranked law firms in the United States and Trinidad, including White & Case and M. Hamel Smith & Company. She is a graduate of Howard University School of Law and York University in Toronto, Ontario.

About G6 Hospitality LLC
G6 Hospitality LLC owns, operates, and franchises over 1,400 economy lodging locations under the Motel 6 and Studio 6 brands in the U.S and Canada, and Hotel 6 and Estudio 6 brands in Latin America. Headquartered in Dallas (Carrollton), Texas, G6 Hospitality was rated one of the top ten hospitality companies according to the Hotel Management 2015 Top Hotel Companies rankings list, which evaluated over 260 hotel companies. For more information please visit www.g6hospitality.com.

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Ama Romaine

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