HFS Names New Super 8 President
Undated (AP) _ Hospitality Franchise Systems Inc. on Monday named Robert N. Weller president and chief operating officer of its recently acquired Super 8 motel chain.
Weller previously served as president of Econo Lodges of America.
HFS bought Super 8 Motels Inc. in April for about $125 million. At that time, Harvey Jewett agreed to remain as president until a successor was chosen.
Super 8 franchises about 1,000 budget-priced motels in the United States and Canada.
HFS, based in Parsippany, N.J., currently franchises about 3,700 hotels under the Days Inn, Howard Johnson, Super 8, Ramada Inn and Park Inns International names.