Halifax, June 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Royal Host Inc. ("Royal Host" or the "Company") today announced that Michael McFeters, the Company's CFO, has resigned, effective June 20, 2014. Mr. McFeters advised the Company that he is leaving his position to pursue another opportunity.
Michael Rapps, Chairman of the Board, stated: "Mike was a valued member of Royal Host's management team and his contributions to our organization will be missed. We appreciate his efforts on behalf of Royal Host and wish him success in this next stage of his career."
In light of the acquisition of Royal Host by Holloway Lodging Corporation, which is scheduled to close on or about July 1, 2014, Royal Host does not plan to replace Mr. McFeters.
ROYAL HOST INC.
Royal Host is a diversified hospitality company. Royal Host currently owns 17 hotels with 2,382 rooms across Canada. Royal Host also owns and operates the Travelodge Canada franchise business which is currently comprised of over 90 hotels across Canada. Royal Host's common shares and convertible debentures are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the trading symbols "RYL", "RYL.DB.B", "RYL.DB.C" and "RYL.DB.D" respectively.
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SOURCE: Royal Host Inc.
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