Brian Leon is Managing Director of Choice Hotels Canada. With over 325 hotels operating under the Comfort, Quality, Ascend Collection, Clarion, Econo Lodge, Sleep Inn and Rodeway Inn brands and system-wide annual Canadian revenue in excess of $600 million, Choice Hotels is one of Canada’s largest franchisors.
Mr. Leon has an extensive background in the Canadian franchise industry. He holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree from the Ivey School of Business. Brian is a member of the Board of Directors of the Hotel Association of Canada, the former Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors of the Canadian Franchise Association, former Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors of the Canadian Cancer Society Toronto District and former Chair of the Board of Directors of Canadian Feed the Children, an international children’s aid organization.