Thursday, December 19, 2013

Wyndham Vacation Rentals® Appoints Kevin Linder Vice President of Finance, North America

Wyndham Vacaiton RentalsWyndham Vacation Rentals®, the world’s largest professionally managed vacation rental business and part of the Wyndham Worldwide family of brands (NYSE: WYN), today announced the appointment of Kevin Linder as vice president of finance, North America.

Linder will lead the Wyndham Vacation Rentals finance organization and support the company’s business strategies to drive growth and profitability. He will be responsible for overseeing day-to-day financial operations and providing leadership on acquisitions, new product development and implementation, and capital projects. He will also ensure compliance with all financial transactions, policies, procedures and reporting. Linder will be reporting directly to both the president of Wyndham Vacation Rentals North America, LLC, Bob Milne, and senior vice president of financial planning and analysis for Wyndham Exchange and Rentals, Michael Toscano.


“Joining us from Wyndham Worldwide with more than 20 years of experience in finance, Kevin brings a strong combination of financial expertise and company knowledge to the position,” said Milne. “His background in financial and operational planning, business analysis and financial management, along with his in-depth knowledge of the Wyndham brand make him a strong addition to our team as we continue to drive business growth within the expanding U.S. vacation rentals industry.”

 Prior to joining Wyndham Vacation Rentals, Linder served as vice president of financial planning and analysis for Wyndham Worldwide where he was responsible for overseeing financial planning in corporate services and across the company’s business units. Linder has also held leadership roles at Jackson Hewitt Tax Service and NCR Corporation.

Linder holds a bachelor’s degree in business from the University of Minnesota and went on to earn his master’s degree in business administration from Elon College.

For more information about Wyndham Vacation Rentals, visit www.WyndhamVacationRentals.com.

About Wyndham Vacation Rentals
Wyndham Vacation Rentals, the world’s largest professionally managed vacation rentals business, is part of Wyndham Exchange & Rentals and the Wyndham Worldwide family of brands (NYSE: WYN). Backed by one of the world’s largest hospitality companies, Wyndham Vacation Rentals provides access to more than 100,000 vacation rental properties in over 600 unique destinations worldwide. Specializing in the managed vacation rental segment, Wyndham works closely with property owners to ensure all rentals meet its standards for customer service, quality and comfort. With a diverse and celebrated collection of more than 25 rental brands including Canvas Holidays by Wyndham Vacation Rentals, Hoseasons by Wyndham Vacation Rentals, James Villa Holidays by Wyndham Vacation Rentals, Landal GreenParks®, Novasol® by Wyndham Vacation Rentals, ResortQuest® by Wyndham Vacation Rentals® and The Resort Company® by Wyndham Vacation Rentals, Wyndham Vacation Rentals delivers distinct vacation experiences, ranging from beachfront condos, private homes, villas, castles and houseboats, with many properties offering kitchens, washers and dryers, maid service, spa and fitness centers, and golf courses. For additional information visit our media center or wyndhamvacationrentals.com. Wyndham Vacation Rentals also can be found on Facebook.

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