SILVER SPRING, MD—Choice Hotels International has promoted Anne Madison to senior vice president, corporate communications. In conjunction with her promotion, Madison has been elected an officer of the company by the Choice Hotels board of directors. She will report to Stephen Joyce, president and chief executive officer.
Madison is responsible for developing the external and internal communications strategies for the company in the areas of media relations, investor and financial communications, franchisee communications, employee communications, crisis communications, special events, industry relations, corporate social responsibility, and issues management. Since joining Choice in June 2005, her role, responsibilities and areas of oversight have increased significantly.
Prior to joining Choice, she held similar positions with other national organizations, including vice president, corporate communications with The Ryland Group, one of the nation's largest homebuilders, and vice president of marketing and communications for Enterprise Community Investment, a leading provider of community development capital for affordable housing.