Thomas H. Song
Thomas Song serves as Chief Financial Officer and Interim Treasurer for Dine Brands. Mr. Song is responsible for providing leadership for the Company’s overall strategic financial management including treasury, corporate development and investment, accounting, tax and financial reporting groups. Mr. Song has over 20 years of experience in corporate finance, M&A, strategy, investor relations and corporate growth initiatives and industry expertise in franchising, hospitality, financial services and technology.
Mr. Song joined Dine Brands in May 2018. Previously, he was Senior Vice President of Corporate Development and Innovation of Choice Hotels International, Inc., one of the world's leading hotel companies, a position he held since 2013. In that role, Mr. Song led Choice Hotels' strategic growth initiatives, including corporate investments, strategic alliances and acquisitions. Prior to Choice Hotels, Mr. Song served as the Head of Corporate Development and Strategy for the Hanover Insurance Group where he was instrumental in executing the strategy for business portfolio management and optimization. Earlier in his career, Mr. Song held positions in management consulting and investment banking. Mr. Song graduated from the University of Chicago and earned his MBA from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.