Diamond ResortsDiamond Resorts InternationalĀ®, a global leader in the hospitality and vacation ownership industries, is pleased to announce today that industry leader Mark Nuzzo has joined the company to assume the role of Executive Vice President of Global Resort Operations, after an interim transition period.

Nuzzo will assume the role previously held by Ronan Oā€™Gorman, who, after a dedicated and successful career in the hospitality industry, has announced he will retire at the end of 2018.

ā€œMark is an expert in the industry, and we are excited to welcome him to our Diamond Resorts team. We are confident he will continue to lead global Resort Operations to success,ā€ said Michael Flaskey, Chief Executive Officer of Diamond Resorts InternationalĀ®. ā€œWe also extend our sincerest gratitude to Ronan, who has committed to remain in his role as an advisor to ensure a smooth transition with his successor.ā€

Nuzzo brings with him nearly 40 years of experience in the hospitality and vacation ownership industries, most recently serving as President of The Sonnenschein Groupe and its subsidiaries, including American Resorts International and Sonnenschein Property Management. Prior to that role, Nuzzo served as Managing Partner of Creative Impact LLC, and as President of RCI Resort Management. Nuzzo also spent more than 20 years in various leadership roles at Fairfield Communities, and was one of the leaders responsible for the original development and implementation of the Fairshare Plus Programs, now known as Wyndham Vacation Ownership.

ā€œI am eager to join the dedicated and talented team of leaders at Diamond Resorts and continue helping the company achieve global growth and focus on the customer,ā€ said Nuzzo.

During his tenure at Diamond Resorts, Oā€™Gorman accomplished many milestones, including launching the Resort Operations Fundamentals of providing world-class service, establishing financially healthy HOAs, maintaining and continually refurbishing resorts, and becoming the employer of choice.

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About Diamond Resorts InternationalĀ®

Diamond Resorts InternationalĀ® (Diamond Resorts) is a worldwide leader in the hospitality and vacation ownership industries with a network of more than 370 vacation destinations located in 35 countries throughout the continental United States, Hawaii, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, South America, Central America, Europe, Asia, Australasia and Africa.

Diamond Resorts offers its members the opportunity to create priceless memories through innovative vacation choices including once-in-a-lifetime excursions to world-renowned landmarks, unforgettable guided tours to dream destinations, and access to exclusive VIP concert experiences, high-energy sporting events and exciting shows. With high-quality resorts in desirable destinations, we provide the kind of vacation experiences that help our members, owners and guests reconnect with loved ones, collect a lifetime of meaningful memories and keep that Stay VacationedĀ® feeling all year long.

Diamond Resorts InternationalĀ® manages vacation ownership resorts and sells vacation ownership points that provide members and owners with Vacations for LifeĀ® at over 370 managed and affiliated properties and cruise itineraries.