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Marcus® Hotels & Resorts Announces Key Leadership Appointments in Minneapolis, Chicago, Milwaukee and Las Vegas

MILWAUKEE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 12, 2015-- Marcus® Hotels & Resorts, a nationally recognized hotel management company and division of The Marcus Corporation (NYSE: MCS), today announced leadership appointments in Minneapolis, Chicago, Milwaukee and Las Vegas.

Jim Waldvogelhas been named managing director for the Hilton Minneapolis/Bloomington hotel and Crowne Plaza Minneapolis Northstar Downtown. Waldvogel previously served as area vice president and general manager of the Hilton Milwaukee City Center. Waldvogel joined Marcus Hotels & Resorts in 1997 as general manager of the Crowne Plaza Northstar Downtown and served as general manager of the Hilton Minneapolis/Bloomington from 2007 to 2014.

Chris Zarekhas been appointed general manager of the AC Hotel Chicago Downtown. Prior to this position, he served as general manager of the Hilton Minneapolis/Bloomington hotel. Zarek joined Marcus Hotels & Resorts in 2008 as human resources director at the Hilton Milwaukee City Center. He has held several leadership roles within the company, including regional HR director for Milwaukee, director of food and beverage at the Hilton Milwaukee City Center and director of operations at the Skirvin Hilton Hotel in Oklahoma City, Okla.

Mahesh Reddyhas been appointed general manager of the Hilton Milwaukee City Center. Reddy previously served as general manager of the Platinum Hotel & Spa in Las Vegas, Nev. He joined Marcus Hotels & Resorts in 2000 where he held leadership roles at the Hilton Milwaukee City Center for six years. In 2012, he was named general manager of the Westin Columbus and appointed general manager of the Platinum Hotel & Spa in 2013.

Mary Orlandohas been named general manager of the Platinum Hotel & Spa in Las Vegas, Nev. Previously she served as general manager of the AC Hotel Chicago Downtown and oversaw the transformation and rebranding of the property, Marriott’s newest lifestyle brand which opened in June, 2015. Orlando joined Marcus Hotels & Resorts in 2004 as general manager of Timber Ridge Lodge & Waterpark in Lake Geneva, Wis. and served as general manager of the company’s Chicago property from 2008 to 2015.

“This is an exciting time for Marcus Hotels & Resorts and we are confident these leaders will make significant contributions to the company, their hotels and the communities in which they serve,” said Joseph Khairallah, chief operating officer for Marcus Hotels & Resorts.

For more information on the latest news and updates from Marcus Hotels & Resorts, please visit: http://media.marcushotels.com.

About Marcus Hotels & Resorts

Marcus Hotels & Resorts, a division of The Marcus Corporation (NYSE: MCS), owns and/or manages 19 hotels, resorts and other properties in 10 states. A force in the hospitality industry, Marcus Hotels & Resorts provides expertise in management, development and historic renovations. The company’s portfolio includes a wide variety of properties including city-center meeting hotels, upscale resorts and branded first-class hotels. For more information on the latest news and updates, please visit: http://media.marcushotels.com and follow the company on Facebook and Twitter (@MarcusHotels).

Source: The Marcus Corporation

For The Marcus Corporation
Jessica Vollrath Huebner
414-221-0218
jvollrath@vollrathpr.com