January 17. 2013 11:00AM - Last modified: January 17. 2013 11:13AM

Rose is new president of Marcus Hotels & Resorts

The Marcus Corp. today announced the appointment of Kirk Rose as president of Marcus Hotels & Resorts, the Milwaukee company’s full-service lodging division.

Rose has held various positions with Global Hyatt Corp. 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 previous experience included 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 Marcus, president and chief executive officer of The Marcus Corp.

“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,” Rose said.

Marcus Hotels & Resorts owns and/or manages 20 hotels, resorts and other properties in 11 states.