Greg Juceam is G6 Hospitality’s new president and chief operating officer. He will report to CEO Rob Palleschi, who assumed that position in April after Jim Amorosia, who had held it since the company spun off from Accor Hotels in 2011, retired.
Prior to joining G6, Juceam was CEO of BRE Hotels and Resorts, a non-listed REIT focused on upscale, extended-stay and select service hotels. Before that, he held senior roles at Interstate Hotels and Resorts, InterContinental Hotels Group, and Bristol Hotels & Resorts.
Juceam also is on the American Hotel & Lodging Association board of directors. He is an emeritus member of Hilton’s All-Suites Owner’s Council, Marriott’s Owner Advisory Council, and Starwood’s Owner Advisory Council.
He has a bachelor’s degree from Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration.
The Blackstone Group owns G6 Hospitality, parent company of Motel 6 and Studio 6 which Blackstone bought from Accor S.A. of France in 2012 for $1.9 billion. Motel 6, is a limited-service economy brand, and Studio 6 is an economy extended-stay brand. Asian American hoteliers comprise most of G6 franchisees.
G6 Hospitality also has hotels and a pipeline in Mexico, Latin America and India under the brands Estudio 6 and Hotel 6. The company said in April it had the largest development pipeline in its 55-year history, with nearly 50 percent as new construction.