SPOKANE, WA, March 6, 2006 Red Lion Hotels Corporation (NYSE:RLH) today announced that it has promoted Anthony "Tony" Dombrowik to Senior Vice President, Corporate Controller and Principal Accounting Officer. Mr. Dombrowik has served Red Lion Hotels Corporation as Corporate Controller and Principal Accounting Officer since May of 2003 and has been a Vice President of the company since 2004.
Prior to joining the company, Mr. Dombrowik worked over 11 years for public accounting firm BDO Seidman, LLP where he served in various capacities, most recently as a senior manager. His practice included auditing and consulting for mid-market public companies focusing on consolidations, capital and debt transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and the hospitality industry.
"Tony's expertise in accounting for complex corporate transactions, his experience in the hospitality industry, and capabilities as a business executive have played a vital role in the implementation of our strategic plans over the past few years, particularly in regard to our growth program and improved financial position," said Arthur M. Coffey, Chief Executive Officer of Red Lion Hotels Corporation. "He is a dedicated member of our senior management team and we are pleased to recognize his achievements with this promotion."
About Red Lion Hotels Corporation
Red Lion Hotels Corporation is a hospitality and leisure company primarily engaged in the ownership, management, development and franchising of upper mid-scale, full service hotels under its Red Lion® brand. As of December 31, 2005 the RLH hotel network was comprised of 64 hotels located in 11 states and one Canadian province, with more than 11,330 rooms and 550,929 square feet of meeting space. The company also operates an entertainment and event ticket distribution business and a real estate business that develops, manages and brokers sales and leases of commercial real estate. The company is headquartered in Spokane, WA. For more information, please visit our website at www.redlion.com.
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