Hospitality Properties names Brian Donley as new CFO
Hospitality Properties Trust announced that Brian E. Donley has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, effective January 1, 2019. Mr. Donley has been HPT's controller since 2007 and he has served in various finance and accounting leadership roles at The RMR Group since 1997. He has more than two decades of commercial real estate experience, including expertise in corporate finance and reporting, mergers and acquisitions, capital market transactions and compliance. Mr. Donley is also a certified public accountant. Mr. Donley succeeds Mark L. Kleifges who is retiring and therefore resigning from his positions with both HPT and RMR effective December 31, 2018. Mr. Kleifges has been with both HPT and RMR since 2002. To ensure a smooth transition, Mr. Kleifges will remain a non-executive employee of RMR until his retirement on June 30, 2019.