Rose has a broad base of experience in hotels and hospitality. He held various positions with Global Hyatt Corporation for nine years, including serving as senior vice president and chief financial officer for six years. For the past three years, he was a partner in Salt Creek Hospitality LLC, a private equity group focused on hospitality real estate that he co-founded with the former president of Global Hyatt. His experience also includes positions with Sears, Roebuck & Company, the Chicago-based law firm of McDermott,Will & Emery LLP, and Arthur Andersen LLP in Chicago.
“We are excited to have Kirk join Marcus Hotels & Resorts as its new president. The strong lodging background and leadership experience he gained while at Hyatt and Salt Creek are an excellent fit for our hotel business. We look forward to continuing to grow the business under his leadership,” said Gregory S. Marcus, president and chief executive officer of The Marcus Corporation.
“Marcus Hotels & Resorts has 50 years of experience in owning and managing successful full-service hotel properties. I look forward to helping the company further expand its portfolio and enhance its operations,” said Rose.