Global Staff Movements - April 2017

Recent Appointments / Promotions Worldwide
April 2017

Country Name Property Position
China Kimy Chen Cachet Hotel Group  President of Southeast Asia
China Pauline Choo Cachet Hotel Group Managing Director of Design
China Jitsak Lim-Pakornkul Cachet Hotel Group  Director of Branding and Marketing
China Florian Heiner Double Tree by Hilton Shanghai  General Manager
China Qian Jin Hilton in Shanghai Area President for China and Mongolia
Hong Kong  Shaun Treacy Louis T Collection  Chief Operating Officer
India Ayesha Bhalla JW Marriott Pune Director of Sales and Marketing
India  Manish Garg Hilton Garden Inn Gurgaon Baani Square General Manager
Indonesia Philip Ommen Ayana Midplaza Jakarta General Manager
Indonesia Didit Indra Purnawarman Bali Dynasty Resort General Manager
Japan Yukio Kanao Imperial Hotel Tokyo General Manager
Malaysia Castaldi 'Alex' Rosario The Banjaran Hotsprings Retreat  General Manager
Malaysia Yusuf Yaran Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Director of Food and Beverage
Malaysia Ramesh Ganeson Element Kuala Lumpur General Manager
Maldives  Stefano Ruzza Conrad Maldives Rangali Island  General Manager
Maldives  Thomas Vaucouleur de Ville d'Avray W Maldives in Fesdu Island General Manager
Singapore Christina Spykerman Worldhotels  Executive Vice President for Asia Pacific
Sri Lanka Ross Sanders Anantara Peace Haven Tangalle Resort General Manager
Sri Lanka Giles Selves Anantara Peace Haven Tangalle Resort Area General Manager 
Sri Lanka Maheesha Ratnayaka OZO Colombo Hotel Manager
Thailand  Manuel Lang Banyan Tree Phuket Hotel Manager
Thailand  Lyle Lewis  Conrad Koh Samui General Manager
Thailand  Julian Lowry Le Meridien Phuket Beach Resort General Manager
Thailand  Gordon Drake Six Senses Hotels, Resorts and Spas Chief Financial Officer 
Thailand  Jocelyn Whiteside InterContinental Samui Baan Taling Ngam  Director of Sales and Marketing
Thailand  Carlo van Hest U Sukhumvit Bangkok General Manager
Thailand  Bjorn Richardson 137 Pillars Suites and Residences Bangkok General Manager
Vietnam Nguyen Cao Son Elegance Hospitality Group  Chief Operating Officer

Middle East / Africa
Country Name Property Position
Kuwait  Michael Farag Al Manshar Rotana Front Office Manager
Qatar  Sushil Sharma Fraser Suites West Bay-Doha General Manager
Saudi Arabia Harry Fernandes Assila Hotel in Jeddah General Manager
United Arab Emirates Mark Sterner Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi General Manager
United Arab Emirates Ali Ozbay Rixos Hotels in Dubai Cluster Director of Marketing and Communications
United Arab Emirates Houssine El Quaroui Resort Mayor Jannah Resort and Villas Ras Al Khaimah
United Arab Emirates Marwa Pasha The Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah Director of Business Development
United Arab Emirates Nicolas Chammaa Shangri-La Hotel in Dubai Resident Manager
United Arab Emirates Rogier M. Hurkmans Tryp by Wyndham Dubai and Wyndham Dubai Cluster General Manager
United Arab Emirates Jo-Ella Moore Tryp by Wyndham Dubai and Wyndham Dubai Hotel Manager
United Arab Emirates Jorge Fernandez Fairmont The Palm Dubai Director of Operations
United Arab Emirates Mohamed Hani Fakih Jannah Hotels and Resorts in Abu Dhabi Chief Executive Officer
United Arab Emirates Laurent A. Voivenel Swiss-Belhotel International in Dubai Senior Vice President, Operations and Development 
United Arab Emirates Ahmed Elbassyouni Hilton in Dubai Cluster Director of Business Development
United Arab Emirates Ian Palmer Capital Club Dubai General Manager
United Arab Emirates Jasmine Arika Amwaj Rotana Jumeirah Beach in Dubai Cluster Director of Marketing and Communications
United Arab Emirates Marc de Ruijter Sofitel Dubai General Manager
United Arab Emirates Aboudi Asali Hospitality Management Holdings in Dubai Chief Executive Officer 

Country Name Property Position
France Alain Mourgues Terre Blanche Hotel Spa Golf Resort  Director
Greece Marina Kostellou DER Touristik Hotels and Investments GmbH Regional Sales and Contacting Manager Greece
Ireland Brian Bowler The Montenotte Hotel  General Manager
Monaco Didier Boidin Resort Monte-Carlo SBM GM Hotel Operations and Procurement
Spain Miguel Garcia Feliz Hotel Sant Francesc General Manager
Spain Ilka Karl Hotel Sant Francesc  Director of Corporate Development
Switzerland  Tina Heide Steigenberger Grandhotel Belvédère General Manager
Switzerland  Martin Göschel The Alpina Gstaad Executive Chef
United Kingdom Michael Bonsor Rosewood London Managing Director
United Kingdom Thomas Garlich Sopwell House in St Albans General Manager
United Kingdom Mike Bonner Rosewood London Sales & Marketing Director
United Kingdom Jean-Claude Scharinger Hampton by Hilton London Docklands General Manager
United Kingdom Andrew Fox QHotels Holdings in Leeds Regional Manager Northern Hotels
United Kingdom David Stanton The London EDITION Hotel Manager
United Kingdom Anne Martin Holiday Inn Express Aberdeen - Exhibition Centre Director of Sales 
United Kingdom Daniel Esplen Sofitel London Heathrow General Manager

Australasia / The Pacific
Country Name Property Position
Australia Alana Friend Mantra on Northbourne Operations Manager 
Australia Adrian Lampe Mantra Southbank General Manager 
Australia Troy Fettes FV by Peppers Building Manager
Australia Gillian Edwards BreakFree Grand Pacific General Manager 
Australia Iain Hardie Mantra Group  Regional Sales and Marketing Manager
Australia Matthew Knight Mantra on Mary General Manager
Australia Rebecca Noyes Mantra Sierra Grand  General Manager
Australia Maurits De Graeff Mantra Macarthur Hotel General Manager
Australia Clinton Farley Radisson on Flagstaff Gardens  General Manager
Australia Simon Barnett Four Seasons Hotel Sydney Hotel Manager
Australia Helen Radic Four Seasons Sydney Director of Marketing
Australia Deepak Mishra The Langham Melbourne Executive Chef 
Australia Matt Rippin InterContinental Sanctuary Cove Resort General Manager 
Fiji  Dean White InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort Area Director of Sales and Marketing 

Country Name Property Position
Canada  Ali Osman Four Seasons Resort and Residences Whistler Resort Manager
Mexico Jorge Ildefonso Viceroy Zihuatanejo Executive Chef
Mexico Christian Gonzalez Rosewood Hotels and Resorts Regional Director of Sales and Marketing
USA Matina Lapanaitis The Mayfair Hotel in Los Angeles General Manager
USA Scott Bahr ResortCom in Las Vegas Chief Executive Officer
USA Todd Gray InnSight Hotel Management Group Chief Financial Officer
USA Robert Jagger Hyatt Place Eugene General Manager
USA Nijad Fares Viceroy Santa Monica  Hotel Manager
USA Ryan Lamkin JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort and Spa Executive Chef
USA Winfred van Workum The Ritz-Carlton New York General Manager
USA Jose Martinez The Roosevelt New Orleans Executive Chef
USA Ricky Ocampo Canyon Ranch Food and Beverage Director
USA Nick Dostal Sixteen at Trump International Hotel and Tower Executive Chef
USA Matt Schalk Hyatt Regency Chicago Hotel Manager
USA Alex Pelayo Hotel Granduca Austin Food and Beverage Director
USA Jennifer Montgomery Kimpton Lorien Hotel and Spa Director of Sales and Marketing
USA John Pivar Hyatt Regency Bellevue  Executive Chef
USA Vanessa Davis  Kimpton Taconic Hotel Executive Chef 
USA Edward Shapard Timbers Resorts in Carbondale  Managing Director of Hospitality
USA Jale Hashimi Remington Hotel Corp. in Dallas President of Operations and General Manager Luxury Division
USA Stephen Batta Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel General Manager
USA Curt Asmussen Inn at 500 Capitol in Boise  General Manager
USA Massimo Falsini Solage in Calistoga  Executive Chef
USA Ernesto Luna Melia Me Miami General Manager
USA Prince A. Sanders Trump International Hotel and Tower General Manager
USA Stephen Brandman Journal Hotels in Los Angeles Chief Executive Officer
USA David Fransua JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort and Spa Executive Chef
USA Rudy Tauscher Sofitel New York General Manager
USA Michael D. Brown Wyndham Vacation Ownership in Parsippany  President and CEO
USA Marc Quiñones Hotel Andaluz Executive Chef
USA Dave Jacobs Hyatt Regency Lost Pines in Cedar Creek General Manager
USA Barbara Perzigian Hotel Via in San Francisco  General Manager
USA Onal Kucuk The Camby in Phoenix  General Manager
USA Pablo Molinari Hewing Hotel in Minneapolis General Manager
USA Ryan Laskey Pullman San Franciso General Manager
USA Tijs Klerx Viceroy Chicago General Manager
USA Fran Ramos Comfort Inn Midtown West in New York General Manager
USA Denis Volic Spanish Garden Inn General Manager
USA Jon Mathews Marriott Syracuse Downtown Hotel Manager 
USA Manuel Deisen Omni Atlanta Hotel  General Manager
USA Ursula Rhode HotelREZ Hotels and Resorts Executive General Manager for North America 
USA Jason Schlosser Chebeague Island Inn  General Manager

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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