FelCor Lodging Trust Incorporated (NYSE: FCH) announced the appointment of Michael C. Hughes as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, effective July 1, 2013. Mr. Hughes succeeds Andrew J. Welch, who is leaving the company after 15 years of service. Mr. Welch will remain with FelCor through December 31, 2013 to facilitate the transition.

Before undertaking his new role, Mr. Hughes served as FelCor’s Senior Vice President, Finance and Treasurer. He joined the company in 2006 as Vice President, Finance and assumed additional responsibilities as the company’s Treasurer in 2009. During his tenure at FelCor, Mr. Hughes played a vital role in the company’s capital markets activities and led FelCor’s corporate forecasting, budgeting, cash management, rating agency relationships and treasury functions.

FelCor, a real estate investment trust, owns a diversified portfolio of primarily upper-upscale and luxury hotels that are located in major and resort markets. FelCor partners with leading hotel companies to operate its 66 hotels, which are flagged under globally recognized names and premier independent hotels in New York. Additional information can be found on the Company’s website at www.felcor.com.

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