February 22, 2013 4417 36th Street North Arlington, VA 22207 Dear Rob: (March 1st, 2013)
We are excited to offer you a position with DiamondRock Hospitality Company (DiamondRock or the Company) as Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President, Asset Management, reporting to me. The commencement date of your employment will be April 1, 2013. However, the position of Chief Operating Officer will be effective on May 1, 2013, and in this position, you will serve as a named executive officer of DiamondRock. A description of your responsibilities is set forth in Exhibit A.