DENVER, CO – April 25, 2011 – (RealEstateRama) — RE/MAX, LLC today announced the promotion of a key executive as the Denver-based global franchisor continues its commitment to build and maintain a strong and dynamic management team.
Mike Ryan will assume the role of Executive Vice President, Global Communications and Branding and will take the lead on the company’s expansion into Distressed Property projects, oversee government relations efforts and continue to supervise Brand Marketing, RE/MAX University, Event Management and Corporate Communications.
“Mike has been a valuable asset since he joined us 17 years ago,” said Margaret Kelly, CEO of RE/MAX. “His leadership is even more critical now as we take on new challenges, new markets and new technologies.”
Ryan joined RE/MAX in 1994 and was instrumental in the creation of the RE/MAX Satellite Network, which has been recognized with over 150 international film and video awards. RSN recently became the on-demand educational platform, RE/MAX University (RU). RU encompasses all RE/MAX educational and training functions, including classroom courses and streaming videos that cover every facet of real estate productivity. RU is available on television, online and on mobile devices.
On behalf of RE/MAX, Ryan has worked with U.S. government officials on housing policy to address challenges facing homeowners. He also serves on the blue-ribbon education panel of the National Association of Realtors®, with the goal of establishing industry wide standards for real estate training and education.
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About the RE/MAX Network:
RE/MAX was founded in 1973 by Dave and Gail Liniger, real estate industry visionaries who still lead the Denver-based global franchisor today. RE/MAX is recognized as one of the leading real estate franchise companies with the most productive sales force in the industry and a global reach of more than 80 countries.
With a passion for the communities in which its agents live and work, RE/MAX is proud to have raised more than $100 million for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals®, Susan G. Komen for the Cure® and other charities.
Vice President, Corporate Communications