Senior Leadership Team
Michael D. Brown
President and Chief Executive Officer
Michael D. Brown serves as President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Wyndham Destinations, and is a member of its Board of Directors. Brown is responsible for the performance, growth and strategic direction of the world’s largest publicly traded vacation ownership, exchange and managed vacation rental business. The company, which employs nearly 25,000 associates, includes Wyndham Vacation Clubs, RCI Exchanges and Wyndham Vacation Rentals.
Brown joined Wyndham in 2017 and served as President and CEO of Wyndham Vacation Ownership, following a successful executive leadership tenure at Hilton Grand Vacations (HGV), where he served as Chief Operating Officer (COO). Prior to being appointed as COO for HGV in 2014, he held the role of Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing – Mainland U.S. and Europe. Prior to joining HGV in 2008, Brown served in a series of sales, development, operations, and finance leadership roles throughout the U.S., Europe and the Caribbean during his more than 16 years at Marriott International and Marriott Vacation Club International.
As a hospitality industry veteran of more than 25 years, Brown’s leadership is infused with a combination of strategic vision, operational expertise, inspirational leadership and industry knowledge. In addition, he is passionate in his commitment to Wyndham Destinations’ diverse, inclusive community of associates and its global spirit of hospitality.
Brown earned a bachelor’s degree from the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia. He currently serves as a member of the Orlando Economic Partnership Governor’s Council, the American Resort Development Association (ARDA) Executive Committee, and is the Chair of ARDA’s Meetings Committee.
Chief Brand Officer
As Chief Brand Officer of Wyndham Destinations, Noah Brodsky oversees the planning, development and execution of the Company’s strategic branding, loyalty, customer experience, and corporate marketing initiatives. He brings charismatic leadership and extensive expertise in customer loyalty and engagement, global hospitality branding, digital marketing, social media and integrated campaign strategies. Brodsky joined the company in August 2017 with more than 12 years of executive leadership in the hospitality industry.
Previously, Brodsky served as Senior Vice President, Worldwide Loyalty and Customer Engagement, for Wyndham Hotel Group, the world’s largest and most diverse hotel business, with a global portfolio of more than 8,400 hotels and approximately 728,200 rooms in 80 countries. In this capacity, Brodsky was responsible for the growth and evolution of Wyndham Rewards, recently voted one of the Best Hotel Rewards Programs by U.S. News.
Brodsky joined Wyndham Hotel Group in June 2014 as Vice President, Sales Innovation, where he was responsible for increasing the sales efficiency and driving the development and expansion of sales tools and systems for Wyndham Hotel Group’s global and field sales teams through strategy, systems administration, project management, communications and marketing and sales process. Prior to joining Wyndham, Brodsky served as Chief Experience Officer at WeWork and Vice President, Global Brand Management for the Sheraton brand at Starwood Hotels and Resorts.
Brodsky earned a bachelor’s degree at the Cornell University School of Hotel Administration in Ithaca, N.Y., and a master’s degree in business administration from Harvard Business School.
President, RCI Exchanges
Olivier Chavy serves as President of RCI Exchanges, the global leader in vacation exchange. With 30 years of experience in international hospitality and executive leadership, Chavy is responsible for the strategic direction, operation and growth of RCI Exchanges, the largest exchange network in existence, offering 3.8 million members access to more than 4,300 affiliated resorts in 110 countries. Prior to joining RCI Exchanges in 2019, he served as CEO of Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts where he led the company’s expansion through new resort openings, pipeline development and portfolio growth of more than 40 percent.
Prior to Mövenpick, he served as President and CEO of international interior design firm Wilson Associates, fueling the growth of the business through brand development, innovative design, and client engagement. He previously held executive roles with Hilton, serving as Senior Vice President, Resort Operations for Hilton Grand Vacations, Area Vice President Hotel Operations for all Hilton brands in the Southeast region and International Head of Luxury & Lifestyle Brand Performance. He has also served as General Manager of renowned luxury hotels including Hilton Arc de Triomphe Paris, France and Hilton Mauritius Resort & Spa, Mauritius Island.
A native of France, Chavy earned an MBA from Cornell University, a post-graduate diploma from Europe’s prestigious ESSEC Business School, and a bachelor’s degree in hotel management from St. Quentin en Yvelines Hotel Management School. He serves on numerous advisory boards including the French Foreign Trade Advisory Board – CCEF, The University of Central Florida’s Rosen College of Hospitality Management, and Philip Stein Teslar, “Live in Tune.”
Mary Lynn Clark
President, Wyndham Vacation Rentals
Mary Lynn Clark is the president of Wyndham Vacation Rentals, the largest professional manager of vacation rental properties in North America. As part of the Wyndham Destinations family of brands, Wyndham Vacation Rentals provides access to nearly 10,000 vacation rentals in the U.S. and Canada ranging from beachfront condos to slopeside lodges.
With more than 25 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Clark is responsible for leading and growing the company’s rental business. She oversees a portfolio of distinctive vacation rental properties, which include such well-known brands as ResortQuest by Wyndham Vacation Rentals, Kaiser Realty by Wyndham Vacation Rentals, Oceana Resorts by Wyndham Vacation Rentals, Vacation Palm Springs and Hatteras Realty. Prior to her appointment in September 2014, Clark held a 26-year tenure with Marriott Vacations Worldwide and Marriott International. Most recently, she served as the senior vice president of global product & customer development for Marriott Vacations Worldwide. In this role, she led the strategic direction for multiple brands within the company while overseeing global business innovations, product offerings and customer development.
Clark joined Marriott in 1988 and began her career with the organization in finance. Over the years, she held various business executive roles in the areas of strategic planning, business and product development, brand and change management, e-Commerce, sales, and marketing. Her previous positions include vice president of marketing, sales and service for the Ritz-Carlton Destination Club and Marriott Vacation Club International – Asia Pacific. She also served as the vice president of e-Commerce & global servicing for the Ritz-Carlton Destination Club and Marriott Vacation Club International, assuming global responsibility for service operations in the U.S., Europe, Middle East, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean.
Clark earned bachelor’s degrees in finance and marketing from Duquesne University.
Chief Information Officer
As Chief Information Officer of Wyndham Destinations, Brad Dettmer leads the comprehensive strategic, operational and financial aspects of the Company’s information technology architecture, systems, tools, processes and infrastructure. Dettmer joined Wyndham Vacation Ownership as Chief Information Officer in January 2014 with more than 20 years of leadership experience in the timeshare industry.
Previously, Dettmer served as Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Wyndham Destination Network, then the global leader in vacation exchange and largest professionally managed vacation rentals business in the world. In this capacity, Dettmer was responsible for overseeing the leadership and direction for the company’s global IT function, with matrix accountability for its regional IT teams.
Dettmer joined RCI in 1988 and served as Vice President of Information Technology, Senior Director of the Global Technology Group and Project Director of the Global Points Network. Throughout his tenure, he directed organizations, implemented successful business changes and administered multi-million dollar global projects and budgets.
Dettmer earned his bachelor’s degree from the Indiana University School of Business.
Chief Financial Officer
Mike Hug serves as Chief Financial Officer of Wyndham Destinations. In this capacity, he is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the company’s accounting and financial reporting activities including budget, forecasting, consumer finance, audit, treasury and investor relations as well as oversight of mergers and acquisitions.
Prior to his current role, Hug served as Chief Financial Officer for Wyndham Vacation Ownership where he led all financial services teams, information technology operations and oversaw Wyndham Consumer Finance operations, with a North American portfolio valued at more than $3 billion. Previously, Hug served as Senior Vice President and Controller. He joined Wyndham Vacation Ownership in 1999 as Vice President of Finance for the Hospitality Services Group. Before joining Wyndham, he spent 11 years in public accounting at one of the Big Four public accounting firms.
Hug is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He regularly serves on industry panels relating to the Asset Backed Securities (ABS) markets and other trends in the vacation ownership industry.
He holds a bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Notre Dame.
Kimberly A. Marshall
Chief Human Resources Officer
Kimberly Marshall serves as Chief Human Resources Officer for Wyndham Destinations. Marshall is responsible for leading the engagement, individual success, development and retention for the nearly 25,000-employee team around the world. She also guides the company’s global human resources strategy, compensation and benefits, corporate communications, corporate social responsibility and special events.
Previously, Marshall served as Executive Vice President, Human Resources, for Wyndham Vacation Ownership where she led the human resources engagement of more than 18,000 employees across the business. Marshall joined Wyndham Vacation Ownership in 2012 as Senior Vice President of Human Resources, overseeing the comprehensive development and management of the human resources strategy across all WVO sales, marketing and operational divisions.
Prior to joining Wyndham, Marshall led Human Resources for PSS World Medical, a publicly traded $3B company in the healthcare supplies industry. Marshall has also held the role of SVP, Human Resources of the Americas Region for CHEP Americas. In addition, she spent several years leading Human Resources for the Southeast Region of Centex Homes. A Certified Public Accountant, Marshall began her career in public accounting with Arthur Andersen and later Price Waterhouse Coopers. She spent 11 years with The Walt Disney Company in Finance and in Human Resources.
Marshall is a member of the Society for Human Resources Management and holds a Bachelor’s of Business Administration from Texas State University.
Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, Wyndham Vacation Clubs
As Chief Sales and Marketing Officer for Wyndham Vacation Clubs, Jeff Myers oversees the development and delivery of sales and marketing strategies, programs, sales training and development across all Wyndham Vacation Clubs brands in the United States, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean. He also works closely with business development, operations and finance to drive innovation and business strategy. Myers leads a dedicated sales and marketing force of more than 6,000 associates and oversees all in-house and frontline sales operations across 133 sales centers responsible for generating more than $2 billion in annual gross vacation ownership interest sales collectively. He also directs operations at more than 250 local marketing locations, which generated nearly 790,000 tours in 2017 alone.
A 26-year industry veteran, Myers joined Wyndham Vacation Ownership in 1991, and earned progressive leadership roles, serving as site leader, vice president for multiple regions and Executive Vice President of Sales for Club Wyndham and WorldMark by Wyndham. His proven ability to drive industry leading sales and marketing results for onsite, regional and corporate operations led to his 2009 appointment as Chief Sales and Marketing Officer.
Myers has earned various industry honors including Fairfield Resorts’ Rookie of the Year Award in 1991 and the American Resort Development Association (ARDA) Gold Award in 1996. Myers was previously involved in the ARDA Leadership LEAPS Program.
Myers attended Coastal Carolina University in Myrtle Beach, S.C. and holds certificates from Wharton School of Business and the Global Institute of Leadership Development (GILD).
Chief Operating Officer, Wyndham Vacation Clubs
Geoff Richards serves as Chief Operating Officer of Wyndham Vacation Clubs, the vacation ownership business line of Wyndham Destinations. In this capacity, Richards oversees core business operations, strategic operations, product development and integration, process excellence and quality as well as enterprise-level growth initiatives. Richards also leads the hospitality, real estate and development divisions of the company.
A member of the Wyndham family since 1996, Richards began his career with Wyndham Vacation Ownership as a Sales Program Manager, and subsequently held several leadership positions within the company’s sales and marketing operations, including Senior Vice President of Sales Development, Vice President of Sales and Site Marketing Programs and Executive Vice President of Global Sales Operations.
Richards has extensive business operations experience with the company, having held executive leadership positions in sales development, site marketing, hospitality, human resources and global sales operations during his tenure. In addition, he served as the executive sponsor of a multi-year technology initiative designed to improve the company’s inventory management and reservation systems.
Richards earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business management from North Carolina State University and holds real estate licenses in North Carolina and Florida.
President and Managing Director, International Operations, Wyndham Vacation Clubs
Barry Robinson serves as President and Managing Director of International Operations for Wyndham Vacation Clubs, overseeing operations of the company’s timeshare business outside North America. He served as president and managing director of Wyndham Vacation Resorts Asia Pacific for 14 years, driving significant property acquisitions and enhanced resort developments, including growing the business to become the world’s largest vacation ownership development operation outside North America. He was also responsible for leading Wyndham Hotel Group’s growth across South East Asia and the Pacific Rim.
Robinson leads the international growth strategy for the company’s seven vacation clubs: CLUB WYNDHAM®, WorldMark® by Wyndham, CLUB WYNDHAM® ASIA, WorldMark South Pacific Club, Shell Vacations Club, Margaritaville Vacation Club® by Wyndham and WYNDHAM CLUB BRASIL(SM).
With more than 30 years’ hospitality experience, Robinson served in a number of leading industry roles covering management, operations, development, branding and franchising. He has held a number of senior leadership positions in the Asia Pacific region for some of the world’s largest hospitality companies, including Swiss-Belhotel International, Swissôtel Worldwide Partner Hotels and Choice Hotels International.
General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Jim Savina serves as Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Wyndham Destinations, the world’s largest vacation ownership, exchange, and rental company. In his capacity as General Counsel, he oversees all aspects of the company’s legal services. Savina also serves as Corporate Secretary and Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer for the company.
Prior to joining Wyndham Destinations, Savina served as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at The Kraft Heinz Company, where he played a central role in the merger of Kraft Foods Group and H. J. Heinz Company and led the combined company’s legal department. Previously, Savina served as Senior Vice President, Deputy General Counsel, and Chief Compliance Officer for Kraft Foods Group. His prior experience includes roles as Executive Director, Global Legal Investigations & Legal Operations for Avon Products; Senior Counsel and Director of Claims and Legal Administration for Energy Future Holdings; and Associate for Jones Day.
Savina earned his Juris Doctor degree cum laude from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree with honors from the University of Texas at Austin.