STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, CO-June 26, 2015-Intrawest Resorts Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SNOW), a leading North American mountain resort and adventure company, today announced that Rob Perlman has been promoted to president and chief operating officer of Steamboat Ski & Resort Corporation effective July 1, 2015.
“After an extensive nationwide search and deliberate process, the Intrawest leadership team is proud to promote from within and have Rob Perlman lead Steamboat forward,” said Sky Foulkes, Intrawest’s Chief Operating Officer. “His business acumen, developed during decades in the ski and travel sectors, combined with his community involvement and resort leadership is perfectly suited for his new expanded role at Steamboat.”
Perlman, who has been in the ski industry for more than 20 years, brings a wealth of ski and travel industry experience including significant assets from his current position as Steamboat’s Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Along with various roles in the Colorado tourism arena, his tenure in the industry has spanned leadership positions with Colorado Ski Country, U.S.A., Intrawest and several resorts in California and Colorado.
Additionally, he has served in various capacities on a number of boards including Colorado Tourism Office Board and Visit Denver as well as contributing to a position on the Denver International Airport’s Vision Design team.
“Steamboat’s employees and community define everything that is authentic in a world-class North American ski resort and I am elated and very humbled to have earned the top position at the resort,” said Perlman. “To lead a company that spends every moment working to exceed our guests’ expectations is a magnificent opportunity for me. I look forward to working with Sky and the Intrawest team; along with Steamboat’s senior management team and the entire SSRC staff to carry on Steamboat’s strong results and iconic brand.”
Perlman will assume his new role on July 1, 2015, succeeding respected industry-veteran Chris Diamond, who is retiring at the end of June.
Perlman has enjoyed living the Steamboat lifestyle with his wife Erin and daughters, Amanda and Morgan, since 2008.
About Intrawest Resorts Holdings, Inc.
Intrawest is a North American mountain resort and adventure company, delivering distinctive vacation and travel experiences to its customers for over three decades. The company wholly owns six year-round mountain resorts with approximately 8,000 skiable acres and over 1,130 acres of land available for real estate development. Intrawest’s mountain resorts are geographically diversified across most of North America’s major ski regions, including the Eastern United States, the Rocky Mountains and Canada. The company also operates an adventure travel business, the cornerstone of which is Canadian Mountain Holidays, a leading heli-skiing adventure company in North America.
Additionally, the company operates a comprehensive real estate business through which it manages, markets and sells vacation club properties; manages condominium hotel properties; and sells and markets residential real estate. Intrawest Resorts Holdings, Inc. common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: SNOW). For more information, visit www.intrawest.com.