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Scott E. Oaksmith

Chief Financial Officer

Scott E. Oaksmith is the Chief Financial Officer for Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the largest and most successful lodging franchisors in the world. In this role, he leads Choice’s overall financial operations and strategy, investor relations and oversees the company’s deployment of capital through real estate development and investment to drive ongoing expansion across major markets and maximize shareholder value.

Since joining Choice Hotels in 2002, Mr. Oaksmith has held positions of increasing responsibilities in the area of finance, assuming the role of Senior Vice President, Real Estate & Finance in 2020. In that position, he oversaw the company’s treasury operations as well as its deployment of capital through real estate development and investments and led its advanced analytics team, leveraging data to improve company performance.

During his tenure, Mr. Oaksmith has worked closely with key stakeholders to identify opportunities to grow the company’s core business and adjacent lines of business, streamlined financial operations, enhanced capital allocation strategies, and utilized business intelligence services to drive strategic and operating decisions in support of the company’s goals.

Prior to joining Choice, Mr. Oaksmith held various accounting and consulting positions at American Express Tax and Business Services, Inc. and its predecessor, Wolfpoff & Company, LLP.

Mr. Oaksmith holds a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in finance from Johns Hopkins University and a Bachelor of Science in accounting from Towson University.

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The Radisson brands, including Park Plaza, Country Inn & Suites, and Park Inn by Radisson, are owned in the Americas regions by Choice Hotels.
Outside of the Americas, the brands are owned by Radisson Hotel Group, an unaffiliated company headquartered in Belgium.