Phil Hugh

Red Roof

Phil Hugh

Chief Development Officer

With over 25 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Phil Hugh brings extensive knowledge to Red Roof® as Chief Development Officer growing the Red Roof brand through franchise development, portfolio management, operations support, branding, and mergers. Since joining Red Roof in 2013, Hugh has been an essential part of the brands growth to over 600 properties, launching two new brand The Red Collection™ and HomeTowne Studios by Red Roof™ and growth internationally, in Brazil, Japan, Canada, and Thailand. 

Previously Hugh served as Executive Vice President, Worldwide Franchise Sales, Realogy Franchise Group in Parsippany, New Jersey. Prior to his role with Realogy Franchise Group, he led strategic development as President and Chief Executive Officer of Development Opportunity Corporation where he was responsible for daily operations, acquisitions and new development for hotel, commercial and mixed-use facilities.  Hugh also held senior roles with Cendant Corporation and HFS, serving as Senior Vice President, North American Development, Wingate Inns International, and Regional Vice President with Coldwell Banker Franchise Development, respectively.  

Hugh graduated from Allegheny College. 

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Bill Hall, SVP of franchise operations, Red Roof - 2019

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