October 22, 2012 – Executive search firm Krauthamer & Associates has recruited Denise Coll to serve on the board of trustees at LaSalle Hotel Properties. Ms. Coll recently announced her retirement from Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, where she served as president, North America Division, leading Starwood’s largest region with over 500 hotels, a position she held since 2007. LaSalle Hotel Properties is a multi-operator real estate investment trust. Based in the greater Washington, D.C. area, Krauthamer & Associates is an executive search firm with nearly 40 years of recruitment experience. K&A serves multiple industries, including aviation and transportation, and has conducted more than 3,500 senior-level executive searches and board of director appointments for businesses around the world.