VANCOUVER, B.C., January 5, 2012 – SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Kreuger as Senior Vice President of Finance and Accounting.
Michael joins SilverBirch after serving as the Vice President and Controller of The Forzani Group Ltd., the largest and only national sporting goods retailer in Canada, and was previously the Corporate Controller at Nike Canada Ltd.
“Michael’s entrepreneurial spirit and experience in multi-unit operations and new technology make him a great addition to our executive team,” said Steve Giblin, President and CEO of SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts. “He will be an asset to SilverBirch as we continue to grow and seek new markets and opportunities.”
A Certified Accountant (CA) and Certified Professional Accountant (CPA), Michael began his career with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP overseeing major projects across Canada and around the world. With over 10 years of experience in the financial industry, Michael has a proven record of success working with companies to manage their budget and provide strategic investment consultation.
“I am very excited about the opportunity to work for such a dynamic and growth-focused company. SilverBirch has a very bright future and I am excited to be a part of it,” said Michael Kreuger.
SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts is one of Canada’s leading hotel management companies and manages over 20 hotels and resorts across Canada. The company manages independent hotels and hotels operating under major franchise brands, such as Radisson, Hilton, Quality and Best Western.