Global Staff Movements - October 2017

Recent Appointments / Promotions Worldwide
October 2017

Country Name Property Position
China Gregor Wateler Pudong Shangri-La Shanghai General Manager 
China James Xi Kerry Hotel Pudong in Shanghai General Manager 
China Rudolf Gimmi Sanya Shangri-La Hotel General Manager 
China Sam Chin Wanda Reign Wuhan General Manager 
Hong Kong  Simon Manning Langham Hospitality Group  Kowloon Chief Sales and Marketing Officer
Hong Kong  Roberta Lee Langham Hospitality Group  Kowloon VP Marketing
India Ajay Markan Cygnett Hotels and Resorts Gurgaon Corporate Chef
India Prathamesh Kumta Hyatt Place Gurgaon Head of Culinary Operations
India Manish Garg Hilton Bangalore Embassy GolfLinks General Manager 
Indian Ocean  Euan Blake COMO Cocoa Island and COMO Maalifushi Sales Director 
Indonesia Gerald A Hendrick Bintan Lagoon Resort in Bintan, Kepri Senior Vice President of Resort Venture and General Manager 
Indonesia Jonathan Reynolds Shangri-La Hotel, Surabaya General Manager 
Japan Michel Chertouh ANA InterContinental Tokyo Regional General Manager
Japan Mina Y. Otake The Peninsula Tokyo Director of Marketing 
Macau  Saurabh Bakshi Sheraton Grand Macao Hotel and The St. Regis  General Manager of Operations 
Malaysia Tom Roelens Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur General Manager 
Singapore Marisa Ng The St. Regis Singapore Director of Sales 
Singapore Ranjeev Tikaram St. Regis Singapore Director of Finance 
Singapore Soren Lascelles Andaz Singapore Executive Chef 
Singapore Eva Moral Hilton Garden Inn Singapore Serangoon General Manager 
Singapore  Tina Sim Orchard Hotel Singapore  General Manager 
Sri Lanka Moshi Perera Shangri-La's Hambantota Golf Resort and Spa  General Manager 
Thailand Maurizio Bisicky Anantara Vacion Club in Bangkok Chief Operating Officer
Thailand Thomas Singenberger Akyra Sukhumvit Bangkok Hotel Manager
Thailand Daniel Kipping Avani Hotels & Resorts in Bangkok Corporate Director of Sales 
Thailand Manish Puri Six Senses Uluwatu, Bali General Manager 
Thailand  John Thomason Banyan Tree Phuket Executive Chef 
Thailand  Jon Ashenden SALA Hospitality Group Regional General Manager
Thailand  Toral Hernandez Thanyapura Phuket Vice President Business Development
Thailand  Michal Zitek Angsana Phuket Area General Manager 
Thailand  Maurizio Bisicky Anantara Bangkok Vacation Club Chief Operating Officer
Vietnam Brett Burton Banyan Tree and Angsana Lang Co, Central Vietnam  Area General Manager 
Vietnam Paul Smart Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi Executive Chef 

Middle East / Africa
Country Name Property Position
Mauritius Gerhard Hecker Shangri-La's Le Touessrok Resort & Spa General Manager
Mauritius Julien Laugier The Royal Palm Beachcomber Luxury in Grand Baie Chef Sommelier
Tunisia Ahmed Khalaf Four Seasons Hotel Tunis General Manager

Country Name Property Position
Czek Republic Jean-Paul Georges Manzac Corinthia Hotel Prague Executive Chef 
France Beatrice David Dorchester Collection Sales and Marketing Director France
France Gerard Carrie eRevMax Chief Operating Officer
France Jerome Montanteme Hotel Fauchon General Manager
Germany Carsten Seubert Hotel Adlon Kempinski in Berlin Hotel Manager 
Germany Salwan Finj DigiValet in Amsterdam VP-EMEA 
Germany Dominika Rudnick Deutsche Hospitality Director of Key Account Management & Consortia
Germany Jonathan Read Head of National Accounts Jurys Inn Group Ltd.
Germany Eugene Staal President Pentahotels Germany GmbH
Germany Paul Roll Senior Advisor MEININGER Holding GmbH
Germany Ken Greeley Vice President Global Support protel hotelsoftware GmbH
Germany Peter Habelitz Vice President Finance Pentahotels Germany GmbH
Germany Murat Yilmaz Vice President Business Development Deutsche Hospitality
Germany Bernd A. Zangle General Manager Steigenberger Graf Zeppelin
Germany Moritz Klein General Manager Steigenberger Hotel Hamburg
Germany Spiridon Sarantopoulos General Manager Steigenberger Frankfurter Hof
Hungary Kinga Engelbrecht Hotel Manager The Ritz-Carlton, Budapest
United Kingdom Fergus Stewart InterContinental Hotels Group PLC (IHG) in Denham Vice President Luxury Hotels Division , Europe
United Kingdom Chris Thomas Staybridge Suites London - Vauxhall General Manager 
United Kingdom Mark Yates The Park House Hotel in Shifnal General Manager 
United Kingdom Marco Pacini HotelREZ Hotels & Resorts in London Director of Revenue Management
United Kingdom Sonya Kelly DoubleTree by Hilton York Revenue Manager
United Kingdom Christopher J. Nassetta Chairman World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC)
United Kingdom Andrew Perkins Chief Operating Officer Wilderness Reserve 
United Kingdom Byron Hayter Executive Head Chef Ashdown Park Hotel 
United Kingdom Wendy Potter Chief Financial Officer Dorchester Collection
United Kingdom Samantha Byrne Sales Manager Crowne Plaza Manchester
United Kingdom Andrea Baron Sales Manager Staybridge Suites Manchester - Oxford Road
United Kingdom Scott McDonald General Manager Best Western Cresta Court Hotel
United Kingdom Andrew Brown Brands and Projects Manager Arora Group
United Kingdom Peter Feely Hotel Manager Conrad London St. James
United Kingdom Claire Bennett Chief Marketing Officer InterContinental Hotels Group PLC (IHG)

Australasia / The Pacific
Country Name Property Position
Australia Tasha Wade Crowne Plaza Surfers Paradise Director of Sales and Marketing
Australia Steven Oakley Crowne Plaza Surfers Paradise General Manager 
Australia Amy Moylan The Chen  General Manager 
Australia Jayson Heron Daydream Island Resort and Spa Director of Sales and Marketing
Australia Rachael Grimsey iVvy Events Chief Sales Officer 
Australia Courtney Robinson iVvy Events Chief Marketing Officer
Australia Michael Foster Holiday Inn Express Brisbane Central Hotel Manager 
Australia Sam Swaffield Kirkton Park Hunter Valley  Hotel Manager 
Australia David Ross Crowne Plaza Hawkesbury Valley  General Manager 
Australia Stewart Manson Crowne Plaza Alice Springs Lasseters General Manager 
Australia Jeroen Meijer PARKROYAL Darling Harbour in Sydney Hotel Manager 
Australia Luke Wilson in Sydney Area Manager for Australia 
Australia  Kirra Stott Holiday Inn Express Adelaide City Centre Hotel Manager 
Fiji Ross Greenaway The Naviti Resort in Fiji General Manager 
New Zealand  Jason Epps-Eades Holiday Inn Queenstown Hotel Manager 

Country Name Property Position
America Abby Derohanian InterContinental Mark Hopkins Director of Housekeeping
America Abid Butt Dream Hotel Group in New York CEO for Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa
America Adam Sternberg Fourth USA Inc. in Norwalk VP North American Sales
America Amanda Belmonte Vimana Franchise Systems Executive VP and COO
America Andrada Paraschiv Beekeeper Head of Hospitality
America Andrea Walsh InterContinental Mark Hopkins in San Francisco Director of Rooms
America Ann Christenson Aimbridge Hospitality in Plano Senior VP of Human Resources
America Barbara Piagari The Elizabeth Hotel in Old Town Fort Collins Director of Sales and Marketing
America Bob Korin Teneo Hospitality Group in Eden Prairie Director of Sales
America Bryan DeCort Hotel Equities Group, LLC inlanta Senior Vice President of Operations
America Cathy Cook Kennedy Training Network (KTN) in Davie Executive Director of Training & Development
America Chris Holdren Caesars Entertainment Chief Marketing Officer
America Christine Judson W South Beach. in Miami Beach Director of group sales 
America Christopher Damskey Montage Kapalua Bay Executive Chef
America Dean Peters W South Beach in Miami Beach Director of Sales & Marketing 
America Dominic Vaccaro Art Ovation Hotel in Sarasota Executive Chef 
America Don Harms InterContinental San Francisco and InterContinental Mark Hopkins Area Director of Safety and Security
America Douglas Wilkins  B.F. Saul Company in Bethesda Senior Vice President of Operations
America Edward Tracy  Asia Hard Rock International, Inc. Chief Executive Officer 
America Emanuel "Manny" Hilario  The ONE Group in New York President and CEO
America Emily Venugopal Relevance International in New York Director - Hospitality 
America Fred Nalls Mainsail Lodging & Development Corporate Director of Facilities
America Greg Presley Hotel Equities Group, LLC Vice President of Business Development
America Harold Mirambell DoubleTree Evansville General Manager
America Janet Fioriti Twenty Four Seven Hotels in Newport Beach Vice President of Operations
America Jeremy Bratcher Heavlin Management Company, LLC (HMC) Vice President of Operations
America Johanna Mercado InterContinental Mark Hopkins and InterContinental San Francisco Director of Catering
America Jon Itoga The Westin Princeville Ocean Resort Villas Director of Finance
America Juan J. Garcia The National Conference Center (NCC) Executive Director of Sales
America Kevin Connolly DoubleTree by Hilton Syracuse in East Syracuse Director of Sales and Marketing
America Kevin Jackson Heavlin Management Company, LLC (HMC) Chief Financial Officer
America Larry Johnson Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center Director of Finance
America Mark Burkhalter The Westin Nashville Director of Food and Beverage
America Mark Quitney Hilton New Orleans Riverside Executive Chef 
America Michael Rowley Courtyard by Marriott Dallas Allen Director of Sales
America Mike Cowell Trump Hotels VP Acquisitions and Development
America Molly Caccamo The Gehr Group Vice President of Acquisitions
America Nan Feng Mainsail Lodging & Development Vice President of Finance
America Patrick Trainor Hotel Equities Group, LLC Vice President of Projects and Facilities
America Paul Barbaro Greystone Hotels Area Director of Sales
America Philippe Dias KEYPR in Los Angeles Chief Technology Officer
America Rena Reiss Marriott International, Inc. in Bethesda Executive Vice President and General Counsel 
America Robert Rechtermann The London NYC General Manager
America Sandy Lam The Grove Resort & Spa Orlando Director of Sales & Marketing
America Sharon Andrade Pineapple Hospitality in BELLEVUEBELLEVUE Vice President of Sales
America Soraya Gonzales Interval International in Miami VP of resort assistance and client services 
America Stephanie Bauer Westdrift Manhattan Beach General Manager
America Steve Allison Pineapple Hospitality in BELLEVUEBELLEVUE Vice President of Revenue and Distribution 
America Thomas Harrison Hotel Equities Group, LLC Regional Director of Sales
America Timothee Semelin Rosewood Hotels & Resorts Corporate Director of Digital Marketing and Transformation
America Vanessa Paul Mainsail Lodging & Development Corporate Director of Human Resources

We invite all hotel companies to forward details of their key executive movements and appointments for inclusion in our monthly reports. Please forward all details
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