NEW YORK (June 19, 2018) – Loews Hotels & Co has announced new senior-level appointments including Dan Kornick as Chief Information Officer and Gary Womack as Senior Vice President, Design and Construction.
“We want to welcome Dan and Gary to our senior leadership team and anticipate significant contributions from each as we focus on the continued growth of the company,” said Jonathan Tisch, Chairman & CEO of Loews Hotels & Co. “With their extensive experience within the hospitality industry and beyond, coupled with their personal passions for their respective roles, both Dan and Gary are perfectly suited for Loews Hotels & Co as we develop and expand with new properties across North America.”
Dan Kornick – Chief Information Officer (CIO)
In his new role for Loews Hotels & Co, Kornick has responsibility for all aspects of Information Technology (IT) including strategy, systems development, infrastructure, operations and internal customer support. A digital and global technology leader, Kornick brings more than two decades of experience across multiple industries to the hotel group, with past areas of focus including hospitality and travel, telecommunications, and financial services.
Previously, Kornick was CIO for TracFone Wireless, the largest pre-paid wireless service in the United States. Prior to TracFone, Kornick held positions with Prudential Financial, Wyndham Worldwide Hotel Group, and Cendant’s Vacation Rental Group in Europe. Along the way he successfully led multiple business, technology and digital transformations, focusing on the customer and team experience while leveraging investment in technology to achieve overall objectives.
Kornick earned a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics and computer science from Pennsylvania State University. He has served on the Board of Governors for Hotel Technology Next Generation and currently sits on the Board of Trustees for the New Jersey Youth Chorus. Komick also received the ComputerWorld Smithsonian Laureate medal in 1999 for innovation and excellence in approach to data warehousing and Internet usage.
A triathlete, avid hockey fan and passionate photographer in his downtime, Kornick, his wife Mary, and their five children, including two sets of twins, reside in New Jersey.
Gary Womack – Senior Vice President, Design and Construction
As Senior Vice President, Design and Construction, Womack is responsible for all design and construction-related activities for Loews Hotels & Co across North America, including new builds, capital improvements, and the vetting of prospective projects.
A well-respected and award-winning hospitality development veteran, Womack has overseen projects across 22 different hotel brands in 36 cities totaling more than $1.4 billion in value. He arrived at Loews Hotels & Co after serving as Co-Founder and Managing Principal of Acumen Development Partners, a national leader in hospitality design and construction management. Previously, Womack held leadership roles at Team Hospitality Group, Terra Bridge Innovations in Technology, and Noble Investment Group.
Womack holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Building Construction from Georgia Tech in Atlanta, GA. He is also an affiliate of the U.S. Green Building Council, Urban Land Institute, Associated Builders and Contractors, and the U.S. Department of Energy.
A new resident of Manhattan, in his spare time Womack enjoys cross fit, exploring the city, and spending time with his wife Lauren and daughter Eleanor.
Loews Hotels & Co.
Headquartered in New York City, Loews Hotels & Co. Hospitality Company is rooted in deep heritage in the hotel industry and excellence in service. The hospitality group encompasses branded independent Loews Hotels, and a solid mix of partner-brand hotels. Loews Hotels & Co. owns and/or operates 24 hotels and resorts across the U.S. and Canada, including Universal’s Aventura Hotel, the sixth hotel in partnership with Comcast NBC Universal, which will open in August 2018. Located in major city centers and resort destinations from coast to coast, the Loews Hotels portfolio features properties grounded in family heritage and dedicated delivering unscripted guest moments all with a handcrafted approach. For reservations or more information about Loews Hotels, call 1-800-23-LOEWS or visit: www.loewshotels.com.
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