Fourth Enterprises, LLC, parent company of HotSchedules and Fourth, a leading provider of workforce, inventory and operations management solutions to the global restaurant and hospitality industry, has just announced the appointment of Clinton Anderson as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
Clinton has a proven track record of innovation and success within the hospitality industry, most recently as President of the Hospitality Solutions business at Sabre, a global public company with over $4bn in sales.
Clinton joined Sabre in 2014, and has served in multiple roles from corporate strategy to managing the Traveler Experience business, to his most recent role leading Sabre Hospitality Solutions providing reservation and operations software to 40,000 hotels in over 160 countries.
Ben Hood, founding CEO of Fourth, said, “While stepping away from a company and customer base that I have grown and been passionate about for over 20 years is never easy, one of the key aspects of a good leader is to know the right time to transition.
'Clinton is the right person to lead the organisation into the future, given his strong experience and proven ability to drive results at scale. The future is bright for this organisation and I will be cheering for its continued success.”
Anderson said, “Fourth and HotSchedules have an incredibly talented team that shares a common passion for delivering results for our customers. Together, we will drive innovation and growth by remaining focused on providing our customers with the solutions they need to be successful and providing exceptional experiences for our people.”
In conjunction with this announcement, Fourth Enterprises has also announced John Whitmarsh as Chief Financial Officer. As CFO, Whitmarsh brings over two decades of financial management expertise to the executive team, having played a pivotal role in growing multiple private equity-backed SaaS and technology companies.
He said, “HotSchedules and Fourth have long served as technology leaders in the restaurant and hospitality industries and I am ecstatic to join the team as it embarks on its next stage of growth.”