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Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Wyndham Hotel Group
Robert Loewen was named Wyndham Hotel Group executive vice president and chief financial officer in November 2005, responsible for the company’s financial reporting, forecasting and planning, mergers and acquisitions, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, business development investments and the company’s IT functions. In April 2011, he took on the additional responsibility of overseeing international operations and development. Previously he was senior vice president and chief financial officer.
From 2001 to August 2002, Loewen served as vice president, corporate audit, responsible for overseeing the company’s financial audit process and assisting with the implementation of its global risk assessment process. He joined the company in April 2000 as director, corporate audit.
From 1998 to 2000, Loewen served as division controller for the Healthcare Consulting Division of Becton Dickinson, a medical technology company based in Franklin Lakes, N.J., where he managed the integration of newly acquired businesses into the Becton Dickinson financial reporting process. He previously served Becton Dickinson as manager, internal audit.
Prior to 1998, Loewen served in corporate controller positions, first in 1993 for Missbrenner Inc., a fabrics manufacturer based in Clifton, N.J. and then, in 1997, for Viva Optique Inc., an eyewear and sunglass manufacturer based in Somerville, N.J. He began his career in 1988 as a staff accountant with Coopers & Lybrand, now part of PricewatershouseCoopers, in Parsippany.
Loewen, a certified public accountant, received his bachelor’s degree in accounting in 1988 from the University of Delaware in Newark, Del.
He is based in Wyndham Hotel Group’s Parsippany, N.J. offices.
Wyndham Hotel Group Communications
22 Sylvan Way
Parsippany, NJ 07054