Marcus® Hotels & Resorts, a division of The Marcus Corporation (NYSE: MCS), announced that Mahesh Reddy has been appointed general manager of the Platinum Hotel & Spa in Las Vegas, Nev. Reddy previously served as the general manager of the Westin Columbus in Columbus, Ohio, which is also managed by Marcus Hotels & Resorts.
“Mahesh did an exceptional job operating our downtown Columbus hospitality landmark, the Westin Columbus. His leadership abilities and successful background in hotel operations will guide the Platinum Hotel & Spa to exciting new heights and we congratulate him on his new role,” said Thomas F. Kissinger, senior executive vice president, The Marcus Corporation and interim president, Marcus Hotels & Resorts.
Reddy joined Marcus Hotels & Resorts in 2000 as the front office director of the company’s Hilton Milwaukee property. He was promoted to rooms division director of the Hilton Milwaukee in 2002 and transferred to the company’s Grand Geneva Resort & Spa in Lake Geneva, Wis. in 2004. Reddy left Marcus Hotels & Resorts in 2006 to serve as the hotel manager of the Wyndham Northwest Chicago (currently Westin Chicago Northwest) in Chicago, Ill. and held subsequent general manager positions in Newark, N.J., Washington D.C. and Anchorage, Alaska. He returned to Marcus Hotels & Resorts in 2012 to serve as the general manager of the Westin Columbus.
Reddy graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Stout with a master’s degree in hospitality and tourism. He received a bachelor’s degree in public administration, political science and sociology from Osmania University, India.
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