Wyndham names new president of managed hotels

Wyndham Hotel Group on Thursday announced the appointment of Mark Kukulski as president of its management division, Wyndham Hotel Group Management.

In this role, effective November 11, Kukulski will be responsible for the execution of all hotel operations for the company’s 46 U.S. managed properties with more than 10,000 guest rooms, including financial management, sales and marketing, guest satisfaction, associate and owner relations and compliance with quality standards.

With more than 26 years of experience, Kukulski joins Wyndham Hotel Group from Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, where he spent 18 years in operational leadership roles for managed, owned and franchised property portfolios. Most recently, he served as area managing director, Florida and Caribbean, for the company’s North America portfolio of owned and managed resorts and hotels. Prior to that, he served as general manager of The Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa in Hollywood, Florida.

The company’s most recent additions to its managed portfolio include the 200-room Shelborne Wyndham Grand South Beach in Miami Beach, Florida, and the 174-room Wyndham Grand Jupiter at Harbourside Place in Jupiter, Florida.

Earlier in his career, Kukulski held several senior hotel operations and management positions at Sheraton Hotels and Resorts and Embassy Suites Hotels properties in the United States.