January 07, 2000
Cendant Picks CEO of Welcome Wagon
Cendant Corp., New York, this week named Douglas Patterson president/CEO of its Welcome Wagon/Getting to Know You subsidiary, a marketing service that delivers advertising to new homeowners on behalf of local businesses. Patterson replaces Joel Zychik, who left to pursue other opportunities, the company said. Patterson previously was executive vice president of Cendant Telecommunica-tions and Call Centers. Guy Gray, who was senior vice president of Cendant Telecommunications, will assume Patterson's responsibility for its call center operations, which include 50 facilities and about 15,000 employees. Gray will report to Thomas Christopoul, who was named executive vice president of corporate services.