Leslie D. Hale
CINCINNATI-Leslie D. Hale, executive vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer of RLJ Lodging Trust, has been elected to the Macy's, Inc. board of directors.
RLJ Lodging Trust is a publicly-traded real estate investment trust focused on the lodging sector, with 150 hotels across the United States.
"Leslie Hale is an accomplished executive with exceptional experience in a wide range of financial disciplines, including corporate finance, treasury, real estate and business development. She will be a tremendous asset to our board's deliberations as we develop strategies to propel our company's continued growth," said Terry J. Lundgren, Macy's, Inc. chairman and CEO. "We also expect that Hale will contribute to the rich diversity of perspectives on the Macy's, Inc. board. We are proud that our company's board is among the most inclusive of any major corporation, and such strong leadership from the top is important as we ensure our workforce, suppliers, marketing and community relationships reflect the multicultural society and marketplace we serve."
The addition of Hale brings the size of Macy's, Inc.'s board of directors to 12 members.