RE/MAX Holdings, Inc announced the appointment of Stephen P. Joyce to its Board of Directors.
“We are very pleased to welcome Steve to the board,” said Dave Liniger, co-founder and chairman of RE/MAX Holdings, Inc. “A financial expert turned general manager, Steve has responded to industry disruptors and used technology to stay nimble and relevant. With more than four decades of multi-brand and franchise experience, Steve is an invaluable addition to the board of directors.”
Joyce is currently the CEO of Dine Brands, the full-service dining company and franchisor of Applebee’s Grill + Bar and IHOP. Previously, he was the CEO of Choice Hotels, where he grew the business from five to 13 brands and expanded internationally to more than 6,700 hotels in more than 45 countries. Joyce began his career at Marriott, where he spent 25 years and was credited for creating the first franchise program for the brand, growing from 40 to 2,500 franchised hotels.
“Disruptive technology has been a theme throughout my career and joining the RE/MAX Board of Directors is a unique and exciting opportunity to apply the lessons and strategies I’ve learned,” said Joyce. “I look forward to contributing to the growth of this great global real estate franchisor.”
Joyce is a graduate of the University of Virginia. In addition to being CEO of Dine Brands, he has been a member of the Board of Directors of Dine Brands Global since 2012.
In addition to Joyce’s appointment, Laura G. Kelly has been nominated for election to the RE/MAX Holdings Board of Directors. A vote will take place at the company’s annual meeting of stockholders on May 27, 2020. Kelly—a proven change agent, successful mergers and acquisitions professional, and public company board member—has 30 years of executive experience in financial technology services, data solutions, and real estate valuation. Kelly is currently president, managing director at CoreLogic, Inc., and serves as a board member for both Jack Henry & Associates and USAA Savings Bank.
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