MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Interval Leisure Group (ILG) (NASDAQ: IILG), a leading global provider of membership and leisure services to the vacation industry, today announced the appointment of David C. Gilbert as president of Interval International, effective September 1. He will report to Craig M. Nash, ILG’s chairman, president, and CEO.
Gilbert previously served as Interval International’s executive vice president of resort sales and marketing and has been instrumental in the growth of the Interval resort network and in the development and marketing of major products and programs. He was a trustee of the American Resort Development Association (ARDA), the ARDA International Foundation, and the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association Education Foundation. With the goal of attracting new entrants to the industry, Gilbert also spearheaded the establishment of the prestigious Shared Ownership Investment Conferences now hosted around the world.
“Over his 25-year career, David has played a pivotal role in Interval’s sales and marketing success, as well as in creating new business opportunities,” said Nash. “His proven track record and leadership skills will be invaluable in overseeing this business unit, while I continue to concentrate on broadening ILG’s footprint and driving shareholder value.”
Jeanette Marbert, ILG’s chief operating officer, added, “As I expand my focus on helping to execute ILG’s strategic plan and optimize cross-functional efficiencies, I am confident that David’s knowledge of the company and the industry will serve him well as he takes on the day-to-day responsibilities at Interval.”
In his new position, Gilbert will direct the implementation of Interval’s global strategy, which includes enhancing the overall value proposition, member engagement, and client relationships.
“I am very excited to head such a talented and dedicated group. I look forward to working with everyone on the team, to take Interval International into the future,” Gilbert said.
About Interval Leisure Group
Interval Leisure Group (ILG) is a leading global provider of membership and leisure services to the vacation industry. Headquartered in Miami, Florida, ILG has approximately 5,000 employees worldwide. The company’s Membership and Exchange segment offers leisure and travel-related products and services to about 2 million member families who are enrolled in various programs. Interval International, the segment’s principal business, has been a leader in vacation ownership exchange since 1976. With offices in 16 countries, it operates the Interval network of nearly 2,900 resorts in more than 80 nations. ILG delivers additional opportunities for vacation ownership exchange through its Trading Places International (TPI) network. ILG’s Management and Rental segment includes Aston Hotels & Resorts, Aqua Hospitality, VRI Europe (VRIE), Vacation Resorts International (VRI), and TPI. These businesses provide hotel, condominium resort, timeshare resort, homeowners’ association and club management, as well as rental services, to travelers and owners at more than 225 vacation properties, resorts, and club locations throughout North America and Europe. More information about the company is available at www.iilg.com.