Montage Intl. has hired Brian Karaba as executive vice president, chief financial officer. Karaba was previously treasurer and senior vice president, investor relations and corporate finance at Hyatt Hotels Corp., where he’d worked since 2007. Prior to that, he spent a decade with Marriott Intl., where he was vice president of the hotel giant’s lodging finance, business development and global asset management groups.
“We’re very excited about the addition of Brian to our company,” says Alan Fuerstman, founder, chairman and ceo of Montage Intl. “He brings to our already-strong leadership team incredibly valuable corporate finance and financial management expertise. His leadership and talents will further enhance our solid track record of performance and facilitate the growth of our Montage and Pendry brands.”
In his new role at Montage—which is based in Laguna Beach, California—Karaba will be responsible for finance, accounting, tax, insurance, asset management, strategic planning, capital markets and investor relations.