MIAMI, FL, September 2, 2003 – Interval International, a leading global vacation exchange company, announced the appointment of J. Robert Crook to the position of corporate counsel in the Legal Department.
"We are extremely pleased to welcome Bob to our department," said Victoria Kincke, Interval’s vice president and general counsel. "With 15 years of experience in providing legal advice to corporate clients, he will be a great asset to Interval in his new role."In this capacity, Mr. Crook will work closely with Interval’s legal staff and assist Interval’s various business departments in support of their respective activities.
He began his legal career with the Denver, Colorado, law firm of Holme Roberts & Owen, where his practice focused on assisting corporate clients in both transactional and litigation matters.
Prior to joining Interval, Mr. Crook was corporate counsel for Miami-based Pan Am International Flight Academy. Pan Am offers flight training services to major international and U.S. based airlines and its subsidiaries provide flight training services to business jet clients, as well as ab initio training for aspiring airline pilots. As Pan Am’s general counsel, he was responsible for the corporate legal affairs, strategic development and alliances.
Before joining Pan Am in early 2000, Mr. Crook served as in-house and legal counsel for several established and start-up companies in the U.S., Canada and Europe, advising them on a wide variety of domestic and international legal issues.
Mr. Crook received a bachelor of arts degree in English and a juris doctor (cum laude) from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. He is a member of the Colorado and Florida bars.
Mr. Crook’s community service includes activities with both the United Way and the Boys & Girls Clubs.
For more than 27 years, Interval International has led the vacation ownership industry with innovative products and the highest levels of quality, service and value complemented by a global network of 2,000 resorts in 75 countries. With its headquarters located in Miami, Florida, Interval serves its developer clients and more than 1.5 million members through 26 offices in 17 countries and employs nearly 1,600 people worldwide. Interval International is an operating business of IAC, formerly known as USA Interactive.
CONTACT INFORMATION:Béatrice de Peyrecave(305) 666-1861, ext. 7032Beatrice.dePeyrecave@intervalintl.com
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