by Sarah J.F. Braley | September 21, 2015
Benchmark Hospitality International, a Texas-based hospitality management company, has promoted Greg Champion as its president, adding the title to his current one, COO.
"Bringing Greg on board as a senior executive for Benchmark Hospitality is one of the most important decisions our company has made in its 35-year history," said Alex Cabañas, CEO of the company. "Since he came to us, our growth trajectory and profitability have increased exponentially under his leadership. His commitment to Benchmark's 'Be The Difference' global guest-services platform has ensured that as our company expands, our culture will continue to strengthen. We congratulate Greg on this well-deserved promotion."
Champion has been in hospitality for nearly 25 years. He came to Benchmark in 2009 after serving in senior leadership positions for several private hotel management companies. He is a member of Skål International, a global association that brings together all sectors of the professional travel and tourism industry, and of the Confrérie de la Chaîne des Rôtisseurs, an international gastronomic organization.