Sonesta Names David Starmer as Chief Information Officer
April 10, 2017 12:53pm
Newton, MA (April 10, 2017) – Sonesta International Hotels Corporation today announced the appointment of David Starmer as Vice President and Chief Information Officer. In this role, Starmer will lead the strategy and execution of the company’s global technology investments, operations and resources. He will report directly to President and Chief Executive Officer, Carlos Flores.
Mr. Starmer brings a wealth of business and hospitality technology experience to Sonesta. Most recently, he served as Vice President, IT Store Systems for Dunkin’ Brands where he led the worldwide direction and strategy for all in-store technology and related resources for more than 20,000 Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins locations in over 60 countries. Prior to Dunkin’, Mr. Starmer held senior IT leadership roles at Papa Murphy's International and several other multi-unit restaurant brands. Additionally, he spent five years leading the information technology practice for an international consulting firm.
“We are thrilled to welcome industry veteran David Starmer, to the Sonesta executive team and at such an exciting time in our history,” said Carlos Flores, Sonesta President and Chief Executive Officer. “David's knowledge and experience will enable us to better use technology to improve our guest experience, advance our business imperatives and contribute to our continued growth and success in the industry.”
Mr. Starmer earned a BA from Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC and a MS in the Management of Information Technology from the McIntire School at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA, where he also currently serves on the program's Advisory Board. Additionally, Mr. Starmer is a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of Hospitality Technology Magazine.
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Sonesta is a growing, global hospitality brand with more than 60 properties in seven countries, centered on a corporate dedication to delivering a guest experience that provides more than just a place to stay. With a portfolio of diverse and distinctive properties as individual as its guests, there is no typical Sonesta. A full range of services – from independence to full-service indulgence – are available within the Sonesta collection to meet the needs of any traveler.
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