Leslie Hale, evp/chief financial officer and treasurer of RLJ Lodging Trust, has been elected to the Macy’s, Inc. board of directors. The addition of Hale brings the size of Macy’s, Inc.’s board of directors to 12 members.
“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.”
Hale was promoted in 2013 to evp/chief financial officer and treasurer of RLJ Lodging Trust, one of the largest publicly-traded real estate investment trusts focused on the lodging sector, with 150 hotels across the U.S. Previously, she was RLJ’s chief financial officer and svp/real estate and finance. Hale joined RLJ in 2005 from GE Capital Corporation, a division of General Electric.