Global Staff Movements - May - June 2020

Recent Appointments / Promotions Worldwide

May to June 2020

Australia and New Zealand
Country Name  Property  Position 
Australia  Danny Kane  Levantine Hill Estate  General Manager 
Australia  Sanna Griffin  View Melbourne  Director of Sales 
Australia  Anthony Pridgeon Meriton Suites Pitt Street  Hotel Manager 
Australia  Howard Phung  Event Hospitality  General Manager, Digital, Data and Tech. (Hotels and Resorts)
Australia  Calvin Rabendharen  W Melbourne  Rooms Division Manager 
Australia  Martin Litke  Parklands Resort & Conference Centre General Manager 
Australia  Edmond Power  The Sebel Melbourne Ringwood  General Manager 
Australia  Bhuvan Ravishankar Pullman Melbourne  Pastry Chef 
Australia  James Watkins Emporium Hotel South Bank Front Office Manager 
Australia  Yasmin Keen  Pullman Sydney Airport  General Manager 
Australia  Maggie Diasinos  Hyatt Hotels Corporation (Sydney) Senior Global Director of Sales 
Australia  Will Parry  The Langham Sydney  Director of Sales, MICE / Director of Global Sales (Langham Global Sales Office)  
Australia  Christian Price  The George on Collins  General Manager 
Australia  Craig Smith  Novotel Melbourne on Collins General Manager 
Australia  Karen Taylor  Hotel Chadstone Melbourne, MGallery by Sofitel General Manager 
Australia  Steve Shin  Marriott International (Melbourne) Cluster Director of Finance 
Australia  Ethan Angel  Bannister 22 Hotel Perth  Hotel Manager 
Australia  Jane Lyons  Hyatt Regency Sydney  General Manager 
Australia  Xavier Carneiro  Amora Hotel Jamison Sydney Chief Engineer 
Australia  Girish Talreja  Marriott Docklands Melbourne  General Manager 
Australia  Dominic Rose  Rydges South Bank  General Manager 
New Zealand  Israel Suarez Guido Pullman Rotorua General Manager 
New Zealand  Ameya Naik Stamford Plaza Auckland Business Development Manager

Asia and Pacific 
Country Name  Property  Position 
China  Mariano Silvestri Hyatt Regency Qingdao General Manager 
China  Stuart Newbigging Mandarin Oriental Pudong Shanghai  Director of Culinary 
Hong Kong  Marcel Thoma Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group Corporate General Manager
Hong Kong  Marcel Holman  The Langham, Hong Kong Managing Director and Regional Vice President, Operations – China
Hong Kong  Joanna Gunn Rosewood Hotel Group Chief Brand Officer 
Maldives Jonathan Bouthiaux Cheval Blanc  Executive Chef 
Maldives  Janice Tan Vakkaru Maldives Director of Sales and Marketing
Maldives  Stephane Vieux Cheval Blanc  Executive Pastry Chef 
Singapore  Andreas Kramer  InterContinental Singapore  General Manager 
Singapore Joon Aun Ooi  Wyndham Hotels & Resorts  President, Asia Pacific
Thailand  Iain Langridge  Belmond  Divisional Managing Director Asia Pacific
Thailand  John Neutze Banyan Tree Bangkok  Hotel Manager 
Thailand  Phatsalawadee Pimpila  Meliá Koh Samui Director of Sales and Marketing
Vietnam  David Coyle  Radisson Hotel Danang General Manager 
Vietnam  Eric Hallin  Six Senses Con Dao General Manager
Vietnam  Herbert Laubichler-Pichler  Alma Resort  General Manager 
Vietnam  Mandy Tran Thi My Dung The Anam  Director of Sales and Marketing
Vietnam  Hannah Loughlin  Six Senses Con Dao Director of Sales and Marketing

Middle East and Africa 
Country Name  Property  Position 
Qatar  Bruno Hivon  Crowne Plaza Bahrain General Manager 
Seychelles  Cedric Rolland  Hilton Seychelles Northolme Resort and Spa  Executive Chef 
United Arab Emirates  Shaju Kozhiparambil Radisson Blu Hotel, Ajman Chief Engineer 
United Arab Emirates  Eric Masalawala  Radisson Blu Hotel, Ajman Director of Rooms 
United Arab Emirates Anna Potapkova Address Hotels + Resorts Director of Sales 
United Arab Emirates Lola Toplica Radisson Hotel Group Dubai Cluster Financial Controller
United Arab Emirates Elliot McKenzie Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Media City Food and Beverage Manager

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