Baltimore Announced as CEO of New Hilton REIT

Hilton Worldwide announced April 27 that it has named Thomas Baltimore, Jr. as president and CEO of the new REIT it plans to form later this year.

Baltimore is a co-founder of RLJ Lodging Trust (NYSE: RLJ) and has served as CEO since the company’s initial public offering in 2011. Baltimore’s appointment as CEO of the planned REIT is effective May 16, Hilton said.