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Who's Where and Doing What - April 2017

Global update of who is moving where and from where - keep track of old colleagues and friends or find lost ones, brought to you by The Boutique Search Firm.


THE AMERICAS

Michael Deitemeyer has been appointed Chief Executive Officer at Interstate Hotels & Resorts. He had previously served as President of Omni Hotels & Resorts for 13 years.
Michael Sharlet has been appointed General Manager and Asset Manager of the Wychmere Beach Club on Cape Cod. He was most recently with Nantucket Island Resorts where he was General Manager overseeing two of their hotels. Sharlet is the former Resort Manager of the Wequassett Resort and Golf Club, on Cape Cod.
Diarmuid Dwyer has been appointed General Manager at the New York Hilton Midtown. He was most recently the Hotel Manager of the Waldorf Astoria and Executive Director of the Waldorf Towers.
MGM Resorts International has appointed Aaron Fischer Chief Strategy Officer, pending gaming or other legal and regulatory approval. Fischer was most recently based in Hong Kong serving as Senior Vice President of Corporate Development. He is the former Head of Consumer and Gaming Research at CLSA.
Lodging Dynamics Hospitality Group has named Scott McAllister Chief Operating Officer. Most recently, McAllister served as Area Vice President of Lodging Development for Marriott.
Pierre-Alexandre Maillard has joined the Serafina Beach Hotel in San Juan as pre-opening General Manager. He is the former General Manager of the Montauk Beach House and the Hotel Christopher St. Barth.
Keith Biumi has been appointed Vice President of Development – Ascend Hotel Collection at Choice Hotels International. He was most recently with the InterContinental Hotels Group as Regional Vice President, Upscale Development and Franchise Sales.
Malia Empron has been appointed General Manager of the Renaissance San Diego. She was most recently the General Manager at the Portofino Hotel & Marina in Redondo Beach with Noble House Hotels & Resorts.
Jonathan Witter has been named Chief Customer Officer at Hilton. He was most recently serving as President of Retail and Direct Banking at Capital One Financial.
Ted Horan has been appointed General Manager at Primland. He is the former Resident Manager at the Williamsburg Inn and General Manager of Blackberry Farm.
Lani Shufelt has been appointed General Manager and Chief Operating Officer at the Chanler at Cliff Walk. She was most recently serving as Marketing Manager.
John Sinclair has been named General Manager at the Redbury New York. Sinclair was most recently serving as General Manager of the Hotel Mela Times Square.
Rocco Bova has joined Chablé Resort & Spa in Mexico as General Manager. He was most recently the General Manager of Amanera and Resort Manager at the St. Regis Mauritius.
Mark Andrew has been appointed Global Director of Resorts and Managing Director at Canyon Ranch. He was most recently serving as General Manager at the Semiahmoo Resort, Golf and Spa. Andrew is the former Regional Vice President and General Manager at the Fairmont Washington, D.C. and the Fairmont Vancouver.
Sandra Vivas has been appointed General Manager at the Shade Hotel Redondo Beach. She is the former General Manager at the Keating Hotel in San Diego.
Michael Dojlidko has joined Rosewood Hotels & Resorts as Senior Vice President – General Counsel and Group Head of Legal. Dojlidko was most recently Senior Vice President, General Counsel ­ EAME for Starwood Hotels & Resorts.
Jaime Piedras has been appointed General Manager at Paradisus Los Cabos. He was most recently the Managing Director of the Gran Meliá Puerto Rico Golf Resort.
Guntram Merl has been appointed General Manager at the St. Regis Atlanta. He was most recently the Hotel Manager for the Westin Charlotte. He is the former Director of Food and Beverage for the St. Regis Bal Harbour and the Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman.
Pascal Duchauffour has joined Hilton Worldwide as Vice President Luxury Brands North & South America. He was most recently the Vice President, Americas – Eastern Region, for the Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company.
Norbert Mede is now in the Silicon Valley as General Manager of the Domain Hotel. He was most recently the General Manager at Dunton Hot Springs. Mede is the former General Manager at the Inn at Union Square and the Hotel Griffon.
John Trevenen has joined the Keswick Hall & Golf Club in Charlottesville as General Manager. He was most recently overseeing the Topping Rose House. Trevenen is the former General Manager at the BMB Hotel and the Mayflower Inn.
Josh Lesnick has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer at Associated Luxury Hotels. He was most recently with Wyndham Hotels as Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer.
Michael Williams has been appointed Managing Director at Innisbrook Resort in Florida. For the past four years, he had served as Executive Vice President of Operations and Sales for Crescent Hotels & Resorts.
Ben Tutt has been named General Manager of the Condado Vanderbilt Hotel. Most recently, he worked at Vail Resorts as General Manager of The Lodge at Vail. The Cornell graduate is the former General Manager of La Posada de Santa FeThe Reef in Bermuda and the Wyndham Martineau Bay Resort and Spa.
Dennis Clark has been appointed General Manager at the AC Hotel Madison Downtown. For the past 10 years, Clark worked at the Courtyard Madison East, most recently as General Manager.
Carlos Lopes has been appointed Managing Director at the Hotel Californian slated to open this summer in Santa Barbara. Lopes is the former Managing Director and Vice President of the Hotel Bel-Air.
Warren Nocon has been appointed General Manager at the Hotel Californian. He previously served as General Manager at the Colony Palms Hotel in Palm Springs and the Ambrose Hotel in Santa Monica.
Michael Flaskey has been appointed Chief Executive Officer at Diamond Resorts. He had previously served the company as Executive Vice President and Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, and Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing, North America.
Ken Siegel has been appointed President at Diamond Resorts. He was previously the Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel of Starwood Hotels & Resorts.
Alex Lugo has been promoted to General Manager at the Hilton Lexington Downtown. Most recently, Lugo was overseeing the Westin Jekyll Island.
Roberto Marchetto has joined the Mandarin Oriental Boston as Hotel Manager. He was most recently in the same post for the Mandarin Oriental Milano and the former Executive Assistant Manager at the Mandarin Oriental Atlanta.
Matt Alemany has moved to the Hotel Marlowe in Boston as Hotel Manager. He was most recently the Assistant General Manager at the Nine Zero Hotel Boston.
Lukus Grace has joined the Hotel Bel-Air as Hotel Manager. He was most recently the Director of Food and Beverage at the St. Regis Atlanta.
Ali Osman is now in Canada as Resort Manager at the
Four Seasons Whistler. Osman was most recently serving as Hotel Manager at the Four Seasons Alexandria.
Alan Brown has joined the Litchfield Company Vacation Rentals in Pawleys Island, South Carolina, as Resort Manager. He was most recently Accounting Director for Christophe Harbour in St. Kitts and Vice President of Finance for Jade Mountain/Anse Chastanet Resorts in St. Lucia.
Albert Charbonneau has been promoted to Director of Operations at the Condado Vanderbilt Hotel. He joined the hotel in 2015 as Director of Food and Beverage.
Marc Fialip is now in Santa Barbara as Executive Assistant Manager of the Belmond El Encanto. He was most recently overseeing food and beverage at the Belmond Grand Hotel Europe in St. Petersburg.
Dominic Dragisich has been appointed Chief Financial Officer at Choice Hotels International. He was most recently with XO Communications as Chief Financial Officer.
Jeff Singleton has been appointed Chief Financial Officer at Elegant Hotels Group. He had previously overseen finance for Rocco Forte Hotels and the De Vere Hotel Group.
Scott Strickland has been appointed Chief Information Officer at the Wyndham Hotels. He is the former Chief Information Officer for D+M Group and Executive Director, Information Technology with Nissan North America.
Bradlee Bartram has joined STARR Restaurants as Executive Vice President. He had previously been with OTG Management and the Cescaphe Event Group.
Cyril Amini has joined the Betsy South Beach as Director of Food and Beverage. Amini was most recently in the same position at the W Retreat & Spa Vieques Island. He is the former Assistant Director of Food and Beverage at the Ritz-Carlton San Juan.
Lucas Chapman has moved as Director of Food and Beverage to the Ace Hotel Chicago. He was most recently in the same post at the Chicago PUBLIC Hotel.
Jun Sur has moved over to the InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown as Director of Food and Beverage. Sur was most recently in the same post at the Terranea Resort.
Jeff Lee has been appointed Corporate Director of Food and Beverage at the Dream Hotel Group. He was most recently with the Hillstone Restaurant Group in various senior management positions.
Paul Tilson has been named pre-opening Director of Food and Beverage for the Hotel Californian. He was most recently the Director of Restaurants at the Ojai Valley Inn & Spa.
Adam Edelman has been named Director of Food and Beverage at the Hyatt Regency Austin. He was most recently at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco as Assistant Director of Operations.
Erika Meeske Rafferty has been appointed Vice President of Native American Gaming at Global Market Advisors. She is the former Vice President of Native American Division at the Innovation Group.
Patricia Michaud-Moerlins has moved into the role of Director, Corporate Sales Recruitment, at Hilton. She was most recently serving as Director of Talent Acquisition – Sales Division.
Barry Goldstein has been appointed Chief Marketing Officer at Wyndham Hotels. He is the former Chief Revenue Officer for Dolce Hotels and Resorts (later acquired by Wyndham Hotel Group) and Vice President, Global Sales Strategy, Technology and Operations, at Starwood Hotels & Resorts.
Mark Sergot has been appointed Chief Sales Officer at Associated Luxury Hotels International. He was previously with Fairmont Raffles Hotels International for 16 years, most recently as Senior Vice President of the Global Sales Organization.
Craig Thomas has been named Director of Sales and Marketing at the Montage Deer Valley. He was previously in the same role for the Ritz-Carlton Cancun and the Ritz-Carlton Golf & Spa Resort, Rose Hall, Jamaica.
Robert Arrivillaga has been named Director of Sales and Marketing at the Island Hotel Newport Beach. He was most recently at the Montage Deer Valley as Associate Director of Group Sales.
Ellen Adelman has been appointed Marketing and Sales Strategist at the Hotel Californian. She is the former Vice President of Sales and Marketing for the opening of the Resort at Pelican Hill, and Vice president of sales and marketing for Shutters at the Beach and Hotel Casa del Mar.
Jodi Doughty has been named Director of Sales and Marketing at the Adolphus Hotel in Dallas. Most recently, she was the Vice President of Sales and Marketing with Remington Hotels.
Nicki Noble Bean has been appointed Director of Sales at Kennebunkport Resort Collection. She was most recently at the Nonantum Resort as Director of Marketing.
Eva Chan has been named Director of Sales and Marketing at Rosewood Tucker’s Point in Bermuda. She was most recently serving as Director of Sales at Belle Mont Farm on Kittitian Hill, St. Kitts.
Xavier Bon has joined Proper Hospitality as Director of Sales and Marketing at the Proper Hotel in San Francisco. He had previously served in similar roles at the Hotel Kabuki and the Hotel Rex.
Destination Hotels has appointed Freddy Hernandez Area Director of Marketing and Public Relations overseeing the Quirk Hotel, the YVE Hotel Miami and the Royal Isabela. He is the former Director of Marketing and Public Relations at the Hall South Beach.
Rhocelli Pascual has been appointed Director of Marketing at the Motif Seattle. Most recently, Pascual served as Associate Director of Marketing for the Garland Hotel in North Hollywood.
Virgil Napier has joined the Kimpton Seafire Resort and Spa Grand Cayman as Director of Sales and Marketing. He is the former Director of Sales and Marketing at the Resort at Pelican Hill, the Rosewood at Baha Mar, and the W Retreat & Spa Vieques Island.
Brad Lyles has been appointed Director of Sales and Marketing at Grand Geneva Resort & Spa and Timber Ridge Lodge & Waterpark. Lyles was most recently with Marcus Hotels & Resorts as Corporate Director of Sales.
Kristina Turner has been appointed Director of Marketing at Grand Cypress in Orlando. She was most recently Director of eCommerce for Hilton.
Tina Gerson has been appointed Director of Sales at Pelican Grand Beach Resort in Fort Lauderdale. She was most recently at the Nobu Eden Roc Miami Beach as Director of Sales.
Hugo Corrales has joined Bill Hansen Catering as Chief Sales and Marketing Officer. He is the former Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Trust Hospitality.
Katherine Beja-McLennan has been appointed Director of Sales and Marketing at the Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort and Spa. She was most recently the Director of Sales and Marketing at the Shelborne Wyndham Grand South Beach.
Scott Becque has been appointed Director of Sales and Marketing at the Marriott Syracuse Downtown. Most recently, Becque was Director of Sales and Marketing for the Hilton Hasbrouck Heights.
Silvia Baños has been appointed Director of Sales at the Rosewood Puebla, slated to open in May. She had previously served in sales positions at the Four Seasons Mexico City and the Four Seasons Vancouver.
Alison Kress has been appointed Senior Luxury Sales Manager at the Conrad New York. She was most recently a Luxury Sales Manager at the Waldorf=Astoria New York.
Leslie Lew has been appointed Vice President Revenue Strategy at Provenance Hotels in Portland. He had joined the company in 2014 as Senior Director of Revenue Management.
Buddy Nichols has been appointed Director of Sporting and Recreation at the Barnsley Resort. He was most recently at the Terranea Resort in Southern California as PGA Director of Leisure Experience.
Alexander La Motte has been appointed Executive Chef at the Hotel Californian. He was most recently Executive Chef at the Four Seasons San Francisco. The CIA graduate had previously served as Executive Chef at the Four Seasons Westlake Village, and is the former Executive Sous Chef at the Clift Hotel in San Francisco.
Massimo Falsini has joined the Solage Resort in Napa as Executive Chef. He was previously at the Four Seasons Hualalai as Executive Chef.
Reylon Agustin has been promoted to Executive Chef at the Rosewood Sand Hill. He was most recently serving the hotel as Executive Sous Chef and is the former Executive Chef of Presidio Foods in San Francisco.
David Patterson has been promoted to Executive Chef at the Broadmoor, replacing Bertrand Bouquin. Patterson had joined the resort in 2012 as Executive Sous Chef. He is the former Sous Chef at Benoit Bistro in New York and Adour at the St. Regis Washington, D.C.
Didier Lailheugue has been appointed Executive Chef at the Trump National Doral. He was most recently the Executive Chef of the InterContinental Buckhead.
Marcelo Dante Filosi Bordenave has been appointed Executive Chef at the San Juan Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino. He was most recently serving in the same role for the JW Marriott Bogota.
Eric Vasta has been appointed Executive Chef at the JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort. He is the former Sous Chef at the Sofitel New York.
Marc Quiñones is joining the Hotel Andaluz as its new Executive Chef. Previously, Quiñones was at Bien Shur at the Sandia Resort and Casino and Luminaria at the Inn and Spa at Loretto.
Corey Hepburn has been appointed Executive Chef at the Hilton Marco Island Beach Resort & Spa. He is the former Executive Chef of the Minerals Resort and Spa.
Tim Paroulek has been appointed Executive Chef at the Hyatt at The Bellevue in Philadelphia. He was most recently overseeing the culinary operation at the Grand Hyatt Incheon.
Juan Carlos Garcia has been appointed Executive Chef at The Inn at The Crossroads. He is the former Executive Chef at the McNinch House Restaurant in Charlotte.
Tobias Burkhalter has been named Executive Chef at the Le Méridien Denver Downtown and the AC Hotel by Marriott. He was most recently Executive Sous Chef for the Westin Denver Downtown.
Brent Hockenberry has been named Executive Chef at Omaha Marriott Downtown scheduled to open this summer. Hockenberry was most recently the Executive Sous Chef at the Grand Hyatt Washington, D.C.
Ramces Castillo has been appointed Executive Chef at Hacienda AltaGracia in Costa Rica. He is the former Senior Sous Chef at Sugar Beach in St. Lucia and Chef de Cuisine at the Meliá Paradisus Palmareal.
Steve Benjamin has joined the Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills as Chef de Cuisine. For the past twelve years, he had been the Executive Chef in Las Vegas at L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon.
Aaron Baxendale has been appointed Executive Sous Chef at the Ritz-Carlton Bachelor Gulch. He is the former Chef de Cuisine of Georgia’s Bistro at the Ritz-Carlton Lodge, Reynolds Plantation and Executive Chef for the Old Hickory Steakhouse at the Gaylord National Resort in Washington, D.C.
Marino Monferrato is the new General Manager for the soon to open Eataly in Century City. He is the former General Manager at De Sano PizzaCecconi’s Restaurant, and CUT by Wolfgang Puck in the Palazzo ResortLas Vegas.
Corinne Finn-Heyl has joined the Ocean House as Director of Rooms. She was most recently the General Manager with the Kennebunkport Resort Collection.
Ryan Cunningham has joined the Ojai Valley Inn & Spa as Director of Rooms. He was most recently serving as Director of Rooms at the Watergate Hotel and served in the same position at the Hotel Bel-Air.
Heith Pino has joined the Lake Austin Spa Resort as Rooms Director. Pino was most recently Director of Rooms at the Ocean House and the former Front Office Manager at Calistoga Ranch.

EUROPE

Michael Bonsor has been promoted to Managing Director at the Rosewood London, replacing Matthias Roeke. Bonsor joined the hotel in 2013 as Hotel Manager from Claridge’s, where he was Hotel Operations Manager.
The Principal London has named Paul Walters General Manager. He is the former General Manager of the InterContinental Sydney and the Langham London.
The NH Hotel Group has named Ramón Aragonés Chief Executive Officer. He was most recently serving as Executive Director of Business and Operations.
Belinda Atkins has been appointed Senior Vice President of Global Operations at YOTEL Limited in London. She had previously served as Brand Chief Executive Officer at Amba Hotels and Vice President of Brand Operations for the Wyndham Hotel Group.
Riddian Davies has been appointed General Manager at the London Marriott Park Lane. He is the former General Manager at the Royal Horseguards Hotel and One Whitehall Place.
David Grosfils has been appointed Head of Hallmark Hotels. He was most recently with glh Hotels as Chief Operating Officer.
Stefano Venturi has been appointed General Manager of the Villa La Massa in Florence. He is the former General Manager of the Hotel D’Inghilterra in Rome and the Hotel Helvetia & Bristol Florence.
Tamir Kobrin has been named General Manager at the Anantara Vilamoura Algarve Resort in Portugal. For the past two years he had been overseeing the Anantara Peace Haven Tangalle Resort in Sri Lanka.
Ben Swindells has been appointed General Manager at the Brighton Harbour Hotel & Spa. He is the former Hotel Manager of the Stratford London and Operations Director for the Hoxton Shoreditch.
Niall O’Shaughnessy has been appointed Hotel Manager at Jurys Inn Inverness. He is the former Deputy General Manager of the Jurys Inn Hinckley Island Hotel and Conference Venue.
John Philipson has been appointed Regional Managing Director at Macdonald Hotels. Most recently, he was Regional Vice President at Six Senses Resorts & Spas in Oman.
Gavin Webster has been appointed General Manager at the Compleat Angler in Bisham. He was most recently the General Manager of the Milton Hill in Abingdon.
Philip Lewis has been appointed General Manager at The Windsor Hotel. He had previously been overseeing the Laslett in London.
James Gardiner has been appointed Hotel Manager at the Hyatt Place London Heathrow Airport. He is the former Hotel Manager at the Holiday Inn London ­ Kensington Forum.
Florian Daniel has been appointed Senior Director of Group IT at Deutsche Hospitality in Frankfurt. He is the former Director of Worldwide IT at Berlitz.
Philippe Bijaoui has been appointed Chief Development Officer EMEA at the Wyndham Hotel Group in London. He was most recently the Vice President Development Europe for the InterContinental Hotel Group.
Rajit Sukumaran has been appointed Chief Development Officer AMEA at InterContinental Hotels Group in Denham. He is the former Senior Vice President, Acquisitions & Development, Asia Pacific at Starwood Hotels & Resorts.
Jurian Schouwe has been appointed Vice President of Business Development for Northern Europe at YOTEL Limited based in Amsterdam. He had previously served as Vice President of Development at NH Hotels.
The Dorchester Collection has promoted Helen Smith to Chief Customer Experience Officer. The Cornell graduate was most recently serving as Vice President Sales and Marketing for the Dorchester Collection.
Paula McColgan has joined the Principal London as Director of Sales and Marketing. She was previously involved in re-launching the Lanesborough, having worked earlier for Mandarin Oriental.
Samuel Gómez-Rey has been named Assistant Director of Resort Marketing at La Manga Club in Murcia, Spain. For the past ten years he had been with the Sonepar Group.
Julia Sim has been appointed Sales and Marketing Manager at Blair Castle Estate in Pitlochry. She is the former Director of Sales at the Cardiff Marriott and the Marriott St. Pierre Hotel and Country Club.
John King has been named Executive Chef for pentahotels. He has been with the company since 2009 after serving in culinary roles at the Burj Al Arab, the Little Nell Hotel, and Gleneagles.
Talented Chef Michel del Burgo has passed away in Paris. He had illustrated himself over the years, earning Michelin Stars for the Bristol Paris, Taillevent, L’Atelier of Joel Robuchon Hong Kong as well as his own restaurant in Carcassonne.
Bruce Elsworth is the new Head Chef at Keelham’s Farm Shop HQ in Thornton. For the past 18 years, he had served as Head Chef at the Angel Inn in Hetton. Taking over from Elsworth as Head Chef at Angel Inn is Bruce D’Aloia.
Jutta Asta has been appointed Executive Housekeeper at the Principal London. She was previously with the Dorchester Collection and served in similar roles at the Bulgari LondonClaridge’s, and the Hotel Adlon in Berlin.

ASIA AND THE PACIFIC

Colin Clark has been appointed General Manager of the Four Seasons Hualalai. He was most recently the General Manager at the Four Seasons Palm Beach. Clark is the former Hotel Manager at the Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas and General Manager at Four Seasons Hampshire. At Hualalai, he replaces Robert Whitfield who joined the Dorchester Collection in London.
Sunil Narang has been appointed General Manager at the Four Seasons Shenzhen. He has been with the company since 1996, most recently as Hotel Manager at the Four Seasons Singapore.
Marc Brugger has been appointed Managing Director at the Rosewood Hong Kong, scheduled to open in 2018. Brugger was most recently managing the Rosewood Beijing.
Gillian Millar has been appointed Senior Vice President, New Zealand, Fiji and French Polynesia, to replace Chris Sedgwick at AccorHotels, based in Auckland. Since 2015, Millar has been serving the group as Vice President Operations, Western Australia.
Michel Serrano has been appointed Chief Operations Officer Asia Pacific at the Dream Hotel Group, based in Bangkok. He is the former Chief Executive Officer of Odyssea Hospitality.
Michael Jokovich has been appointed Area Vice President and General Manager of the Andaz Maui at Wailea Resort. He was most recently the Area Vice President and General Manager of the Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort and Spa in Austin.
Michael Monks has been appointed General Manager at the Sunway Putra Hotel Kuala Lumpur. He was most recently the General Manager of the Crowne Plaza Xi’an.
Masato Kominami has joined the Ritz-Carlton Tokyo as Hotel Manager. He was most recently the Resident Manager of the Montage Beverly Hills and the former Executive Assistant Manager at the Ritz-Carlton San Francisco.
Kevin Peterson has returned to Hawaii as Hotel Manager of the Ritz-Carlton Kapalua. He had previously spent seven years as Director of Food and Beverage at the Grand Wailea before taking on the same role at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront Resort.
Albert Yoza has been appointed Financial Controller at Halekulani Corporation in Honolulu. Yoza was most recently the Chief Financial Officer of the Blood Bank of Hawaii. Previously, he had led the Finance Divisions of the Kahala Mandarin Oriental Hotel, the Kahala Hotel & Resort, the Hawaiian Regent and the Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa.
Nikhil Manchharam has been appointed Managing Director of Business Development for Asia at YOTEL Limited based in Singapore. He was most recently Vice President of Acquisitions and Development at Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide.
Rosemary Tam has been appointed Group Director of Human Resources of the Marco Polo Hotel Group. She was most recently in the same role for the Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company. Tam is the former Director of Human Resources at the W Hong Kong and Le Méridien Cyberport.
Mark Kobayashi has been promoted to Vice President of Marketing at the Peninsula Hotel Group. He has been with the group since 2006, most recently serving as Director of Marketing, Japan.
Rosalyn Sayswang has been appointed Director of Marketing Communications at the St. Regis Bali Resort and The Laguna. She most recently served as Director of Marketing of Caresse in Turkey. She is the former Director, Marketing Communications, for the St. Regis Bangkok.
René Mayer has been appointed Director of Sales and Marketing of the Fairmont Jakarta. He is the former Director of Sales and Marketing of the Fairmont Sanur Beach Bali.
Christine Wang has been appointed Executive Assistant Manager-Sales and Marketing at Le Royal Méridien Shanghai. She was most recently with the Hilton Hongqiao Shanghai as Director of Business Development.
Pamela Ong has been appointed Director of Sales and Marketing at the Bangkok Marriott Hotel Sukhumvit and the Marriott Executive Apartments Sukhumvit. She had previously served in sales and marketing at the Shangri-La Penang, the Miri Marriott Resort & Spa and most recently, The Stones ­ Legian Bali.
Peninsula Hotels has appointed Carson Glover as Director of Global Communications. Glover was most recently with Tiffany & Co. as Senior/Group Director, Global Public Relations and Communications.
Shigeru Tamura has been appointed Director of Restaurants, Bars and Events at the Pan Pacific Singapore. Shigeru was most recently the Director of Crockfords Tower at Resorts World Sentosa.
Ryan Nomura has been appointed Director of Outlets at the Pacific Beach Hotel in Honolulu. He is the former Category Manager with HFM Foodservice and Project Coordinator/Restaurant Guest Service Manager at the Disney Aulani Resort and Spa.

MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA

The Four Seasons Alexandria at San Stefano has named Shadi Suleman General Manager. He has been with the company since 2002, most recently with the Four Seasons Doha as Hotel Manager.
Camille Saade has been appointed General Manager at the Villa Rotana Dubai. He is the former Hotel Manager of the Rihab Rotana.
Philippe Frugère has been appointed General Manager of the Bayat Hotel by Cristal in Saudi Arabia, slated to open in June. He is the former Group General Manager of the Al Nahda Hotel in Oman and General Manager of the Olhuveli Beach & Spa Resort and at the Waterfront City Hotel & Casino.
Alan Stocker has been appointed General Manager at the Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah. He had previously managed the Hilton Irufushi Resort and Spa Maldives and the Waldorf Astoria Maldives, as well as the Waldorf Astoria Beijing.
Rosewood‘s Al Faisaliah Hotel and Hotel Al Khozama has named Cladys Magagna Culinary Director. Magagna is the former Executive Chef for the Fairmont Acapulco Princess, the Fairmont Pierre Marques, and most recently the Fairmont Bab Al Bahr.
Sona Shah has been appointed Director of Marketing at the St. Regis Abu Dhabi. He was most recently in the same post at the Westin Doha Hotel & Spa.
Rohit Rattan has been appointed Director of Sales at Warwick Dubai. He had previously served in sales and marketing positions for Rixos the Palm Dubai and the Emirates Grand Hotel & Apartments.
Sam El Asmar has been promoted Corporate Vice President ­ Revenue and Distribution at Rotana Hotel Management in Abu Dhabi. He was previously serving as Corporate Director of Revenue.