Board Member of Valley Forge Tourism and King of Prussia District Appointed President of Wurzak Hotel Group

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Eric Davies.

Wurzak Hotel Group (WHG) announced that Eric Davies has been promoted to president, effective immediately.

Davies succeeds Jake Wurzak as president of Wurzak Hotel Group, the vertically integrated hospitality management company located in Phila. Jake Wurzak will now serve as co-CEO along with Chairman and CEO Howard Wurzak.

Davies is a lifelong hotelier and has been a valuable member of the Wurzak Hotel Group team for over 20 years. He has served as chief operating officer for the past seven years. In his new role, Davies will oversee the company’s day-to-day operations and overall strategic vision.

In addition, he will play an important role in WHG development and its construction projects while leading the purchasing and procurement division for WHG Supply LLC (an affiliate of the Wurzak Hotel Group). Davies will also focus on the continued growth of the management company including managing brand relationships with the company’s hotel partners.

“Eric has played a critical role in the growth of our company over the past two decades,” said Wurzak. “His deep experience across our business will enable him to continue to work seamlessly with our operations and development teams, as well as our brand partners. His commitment to the guest experience and food and beverage, while championing new opportunities for our team members, will help guide our brand for many years to come.”

A proven leader not only within Wurzak Hotel Group but industrywide, Davies has served on many boards and committees throughout his 30 years in the hospitality industry.

He is or has been a member of various owners advisory councils for both Hilton Worldwide and Marriott International.

Locally, he serves on the executive board of directors of the King of Prussia District and the Valley Forge Tourism and Convention Board.

He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from LaSalle University.

“Looking back over my career, I am most proud of the best-in-class team we have built at Wurzak Hotel Group, both at the corporate and property level,” said Davies.

“I am truly honored to support such an amazing group of individuals who exemplify stellar hospitality service as we continue to grow the company. Their leadership will allow WHG to continue to expand as a management company, not only through acquisition and development but also third-party opportunities,” he concluded.

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