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Phoenix American Hospitality Names Jan Kuehnemann as Vice President of Acquisitions and Asset Management
Phoenix American Hospitality, a Dallas-based opportunistic hotel fund manager, announces the appointment of Jan Kuehnemann as Vice President of Acquisitions and Asset Management.
Kuehnemann joins Phoenix American with more than 15 years of experience in hotel investment, strategic planning, asset management and operations. Most recently, Kuehnemann served as Vice President of Capital Transactions Group at FelCor Lodging Trust, where he was responsible for all acquisitions and dispositions efforts of the company. During his tenure with FelCor, he closed on over $2 billion in hotel transactions and negotiated management agreements for both newly acquired hotels and existing hotels, including a master agreement with Hilton Worldwide resulting in significant cost savings and enhanced alignment of interest between manager and owner.
In his new position, Kuehnemann will play a key role in the identification, evaluation and recommendation of merger and acquisition candidates, as well as establishing sound strategies and maximizing the return on investments.
“We are excited to bring Jan’s unparalleled expertise and insight to the Phoenix American team,” said Perch Nelson, President and CEO of Phoenix American Hospitality. “His strategic mind and proven track record of success will be a huge asset to our company.”
Kuehnemann is a graduate of Cornell University, where he received a bachelor’s degree from the School of Hotel Administration.