The Marcus Corporation, Milwaukee, has named Joseph S. Khairallah president of Marcus Hotels & Resorts, a national leader in hospitality management.
Khairallah joined Marcus Hotels & Resorts in 2013 as chief operating officer. In 2014, he assumed day-to-day oversight for the hotel division and became a member of The Marcus Corporation Executive Management Committee.
According to Greg Marcus, President and CEO of The Marcus Corporation, “Joe has built an organization focused on operational excellence, profitability, quality and integrity. Under his leadership, the hotel division has enjoyed strong financial performance while continuing its unwavering commitment to exceptional guest service. We look forward to the continued success of the hotel division.”
Khairallah served 30 years with Hyatt Hotels, where he was vice president of rooms, spa and security for Hyatt’s Americas Group, with responsibility for 155 properties, including 40 spas.
Prior to that, he was vice president of rooms for Hyatt’s International Operations for five years, where he oversaw 120 hotels in 44 countries. He began his tenure with Hyatt in 1983 at the Grand Hyatt New York.
Khairallah is a native of Lebanon, graduated from the prestigious Haulot Institute in Belgium and has studied six languages. He and his wife Susan have three teenage boys.
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