Published on : Monday, April 12, 2021
Marcus Banks, Senior Vice President of Litigation, Employment Law, Government Relations & Information Management, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts have been appointed to the Board of Directors at International Franchise Association (IFA). The announcement has been made by Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest hotel franchising company with over 8,900 hotels across 95 countries.
Prior to Wyndham Hotels & Resorts’ spin-off from Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (WWC) in 2018, Banks served as Senior Vice President – Litigation, Employment Law and Intellectual Property, for WWC. Banks started his franchise career at the Hospitality Division of Cendant Corporation in May 2001. He has written and spoken about various franchise law topics, including litigation management, vicarious liability defense, bankruptcy and mediation.
Banks’ appointment is part of a larger unveiling of seven new members of IFA’s, Board of Directors, which includes top leaders representing franchisors, franchisees, and suppliers from leading organizations across multiple industries.