FelCor Lodging Trust Incorporated appointed Thomas C. Hendrick as EVP and chief investment officer. Hendrick served as a member of FelCor’s board of directors since 2007, and his service in that capacity will end when he assumes his new responsibilities. Hendrick succeeds Michael A. DeNicola, who is leaving the company after 14 years of service. DeNicola will remain with FelCor through Jan. 1, 2016 to facilitate the transition.
Hendrick is a longtime developer of hotels and mixed-use commercial real estate projects in the U.S., the Caribbean, Mexico and Latin America, both as an independent developer and with leading hotel development and management companies, including Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, Rosewood Hotels & Resorts, Regent International Hotels, Remington Hotels, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts and The Kor Group. Hendrick served as a pilot on active duty in the United States Navy from 1968 to 1972, attaining the rank of lieutenant. Mr. Hendrick graduated from Southeast Missouri State University and holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of North Florida.