Global Staff Movements - August 2017

Recent Appointments / Promotions Worldwide
August 2017

Country Name Property Position
China  Marcel Sawyere Marco Polo Lingnan Tiandi Foshan General Manager 
China  Larry Lv Pan Pacific Beijing General Manager
China  Dany Lutzel Hotel Eclat Beijing General Manager 
China  Marcel N.A. Holman The Sukhothai Shanghai General Manager 
Hong Kong  Margaret Yeung Rosewood Hong Kong Vice President Brand Management 
India  Sanjay Gupta Le Meridien Gurgaon Delhi NCR General Manager 
India  Antony Page The Ritz-Carlton Bangalore General Manager 
India  Namit Agnihotri Roseate Hotels and Resorts New Delhi Hotel Manager 
India  Norton Pereira Le Meridien Goa General Manager 
  Puneet Chhatwal  Indian Hotels Company Chief Executive Officer 
Indonesia  Jared Green The Sanchaya Bintan Director of Sales
Indonesia  Michael Koth InterContinental Bali Resort General Manager
Indonesia  Alasdair Davidson Alila Solo in Surakarta General Manager 
Malaysia Lyndon Discombe Pullman Kuala Lumpur City Centre General Manager 
Malaysia David Cumming  Onyx Hospitality  Vice President Operations 
Malaysia Ivan Susanj  Minor Hotel AVANI Sepang Gold Coast Resort  General Manager 
Malaysia Melissa Tang Four Seasons Resorts Langkawi Resort Manager
Maldives  Jitendra Varshney Six Senses Laamu Spa Director 
Maldives  Pravin Kumar Park Hyatt Maldives Hadahaa Gaafu Alifu Atoll General Manager 
Maldives  David Stepetic Gili Lankanfushi General Manager 
Singapore  Kevin Croley Pan Pacific Hotels Group Singapore Senior Vice President Business Development
Singapore  Cinn Tan Pan Pacific Hotels Group Singapore Chief Sales and Marketing Officer 
Sri Lanka Russel Cool Onyx Hospitality  Area General Manager 
Taiwan Mark Keith Regent Hotels and Resorts Taipei Managing Director
Thailand  Thatthep Thamrongwarasart Centara Chaan Talay Resort and Villas Trat Resort Manager
Thailand  Alison Stone Amanpuri in Phuket Director of Spa and Wellness
Thailand  Pierre-Andre Pelletier  Onyx Hospitality  Vice President Operations 
Thailand  Deborah Haines Radisson Blu Plaza Bangkok General Manager 
Thailand  Muhammad Alan Yuslan Cachet Resort Dewa Phuket General Manager
Vietnam  Tino Tuan Merperle Hon Tam Resort Nha Trang General Manager 
Vietnam  E.J. MacEwan ParkRoyal Saigon General Manager 

Middle East / Africa 
Country Name Property Position
Jordan Firas Irsheidat InterContinental Aqaba Resort General Manager 
Kuwait Savino Leone Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel and Spa  General Manager 
Kuwait Pierre Zayoun  Al Manshar Rotana Kuwait City General Manager 
Morocco Pierre Herme La Mamounia Marrakech Patisserie
Oman Tobias Ammon  Radisson Blu Hotel Muscat / Radisson Blu Hotel Sohar Cluster General Manager 
United Arab Emirates  Wolfgang Wagenleitner Raffles Dubai Executive Pastry Chef
United Arab Emirates  Hanita Haidar Crowne Plaza and Staybridge Suites Abu Dhabi  Drector of Finance and Business Support
United Arab Emirates  Amit Kumar M Hotel Downtown by Millennium in Dubai Food and Beverage Manager
United Arab Emirates  John Farrelly St. Regis Dubai / The Westin Dubai Director of Sales and Marketing
United Arab Emirates  Haytham Aziz Coral Beach Resort Sharjah General Manager 
United Arab Emirates  Stuart Birkwood Aloft Me'aisem / Element Me'aisem /Aloft Dubai South Cluster General Manager 
United Arab Emirates  Michel Checoury Movenpick Hotels and Resorts Dubai Chief Financial Officer
United Arab Emirates  Mariana Toma The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort  Director of Spa
United Arab Emirates  Iv Behri Centro Sharjah by Rotana Human Resources Manager
United Arab Emirates  Hans Schiller Hilton Abu Dhabi / Hilton Al Ain Cluster General Manager 
United Arab Emirates  John Farrelly Al Habtoor City Hotel Collection Dubai Director of Sales and Marketing 
United Arab Emirates  Simon Constant Media One Hotel  Director of Food and Beverage 
United Arab Emirates  Alexej Jaritschin Kempinski Hotel Ajman Front Office Manager
United Arab Emirates  Melanie Munoz Kempinski Hotel Ajman Food and Beverage Manager 
United Arab Emirates  Uwe Gundlach Al Ain Rotana / Hili Rayhaan by Rotana Cluster Director of Revenue
United Arab Emirates  Marijana Mihajlovic Steigenberger Hotel Business Bay Dubai Hotel Manager
United Arab Emirates  Vartan Zakarian Bab Al Qasr Hotel Abu Dhabi Front Office Manager

Country Name Property Position
Germany Anton Wustefeld IntercityHotel Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof Sud  General Manager 
Germany Benjamin Richter Deutsche Hospitality Director Leisure Sales 
Greece Nikos Ioannou Porto Carras Neos Marmaras eCommerce Manager 
Ireland  Andy Besent Jurys Inn Group Ltd. Head of Sales
Netherlands Robbert Van Rijsbergen The Dylan Amsterdam Director of Sales and Marketing
Switzerland Bertrand Charles RitzCoffier at Palace Hotel Lucerne Chef De Cuisine 
Switzerland Marc Haeberlin RitzCoffier by Marc Haeberlin Signature Chef 
United Kingdom Russell Durnell The St. David's Hotel Cardiff General Manager 
United Kingdom Zsolt Jakri Pentahotel Inverness General Manager 
United Kingdom Richard Storey Woodlands Park Hotel Surrey General Manager 
United Kingdom Peter Dornom Norton House Hotel and Spa General Manager 
United Kingdom Ben Thomas Pentahotels UK Regional Director 
United Kingdom Guillaume Marly Hotel Cafe Royal London Managing Director 
United Kingdom Beccy Gunn White Horse Dorking General Manager 
United Kingdom Andrew Wright Leasowe Castle Head Chef 

Australasia / The Pacific 
Country Name Property Position
Australia  Paolo Gambino Oaks Elan Darwin General Manager
Australia  Kristy Stanton Hotel Tall Trees Canberra General Manager
Australia  Marty Lamont Ibis Budget Sydney  General Manager
Australia  David Criss The William Inglis Hotel Warwick Farm General Manager
Australia  Rebecca Davis Wilpena Pound Resort Via Hawker General Manager
Australia  Catherine Fitzpatrick  Ibis Budget Dubbo General Manager
Australia  Zayne Boon Novotel Darwin CBD General Manager
Australia  Paul Lindsay Ibis budget Windsor Brisbane General Manager
Australia  Jaideep Bhardwaj Ibis Budget Perth Airport  General Manager
Australia  Peter Brampton Westin Perth  General Manager
Australia  Michael Fletcher  Novotel Melbourne South Wharf Director of Sales and Marketing 
Australia  Jenifer Dwyer Slee Pullman Brisbane King George Square Director of Sales and Marketing 
Australia  Liz Glifford Ibis Styles Hobart  Director of Sales and Marketing 
Australia  Andrew Gee Outrigger Hotels and Resorts  Vice President Sales and Marketing Asia Pacific 
French Polynesia Ron Sandvig Conrad Bora Bora Nui Director of Sales and Marketing 
New Zealand Cobus Klopper  Pullman Auckland  Executive Chef 

Country Name Property Position
Bermuda Tiago Moraes Sarmento Belmond Cap Juluca General Manager 
British Virgin Islands Carolyn Pope Rosewood Little Dix Bay  Director of Sales and Marketing 
British Virgin Islands Maximilian Deickert Rosewood Little Dix Bay Director of Food and Beverage 
British Virgin Islands Mauricio Manrique Rosewood Little Dix Bay Director of Finance 
Mexico Paulina Mercader Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita Spa Director
Mexico Elsa Perez Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort and Spa  Director of Sales and Marketing 
Mexico Michel Mustiere Grand Velas All Suites and Spa Resort Riviera Maya  Culinary Director
Mexico Daniela Trava Albarran Grand Residences Riviera Cancun  Onsite Resort Manager 
Puerto Rico Nils Stolzlechner Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort and Spa  General Manager 
Puerto Rico Jose Gonzalez-Espinosa San Juan Marriott Resort / The Ritz-Carlton San Juan Area General Manager
Saint Lucia Mark Sterner Sugar Beach Viceroy Resort La Baie de Silence General Manager 
St Kitts and Nevis Ketut Agustika Christophe Harbour  Executive Sous Chef 
United States Wanda Chan  Sheraton Los Angeles San Gabriel  General Manager 
United States Fred Kokash Sheraton Los Angeles San Gabriel  Director of Sales and Marketing 
United States Antonia Wu Sheraton Los Angeles San Gabriel  Sales Manager 
United States Debbie Vail  Sheraton Los Angeles San Gabriel  Sales Manager 
United States Brian Keys The Duke Hotel Newport Beach General Manager 
United States Michael Metcalf  Crescent Hotels and Resorts Chief Operating Officer
United States Brian Long Presidian Hotels and Resorts San Antonio Corporate Director of Operations
United States Amber Treshnell Americas at John Paul New York by AccorHotels Chief Executive Office 
United States Kyle Highberg DoubleTree by Hilton Pleasant Prairie Kenosha General Manager 
United States Gabriela Rizzo Rinkle Hampton Inn Majestic Chicago Theatre District General Manager 
United States Penny Lenz Hilton Garden Inn Milwaukee Downtown Director of Operations 
United States Lukus Kindlesparker JW Marriott Nashville General Manager 
United States Keith Butz The Confidante Miami Beach General Manager 
United States Robert Purdy Viceroy Snowmass  General Manager 
United States Jonathan Kubo Twenty Four Seven Hotels Vice President People Resources
United States Michael McGilligan Hilton Anatole Dallas General Manager 
United States Amir Blattner Hyatt Regency Savannah General Manager 
United States Lorenz Maurer San Francisco Proper Hotel General Manager 
United States Jared Williams The Highland Dallas General Manager 
United States Ian Robert McClendon Hotel Colonnade Coral Gables General Manager 
United States Robert Swenson Hilton Santa Fe Buffalo Thunder General Manager 
United States Richard Staley The Don Cesar St Pete Beach General Manager 
United States Akshay Bahl Thompson Nashville General Manager 
United States Derek McCann Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel Managing Director
United States John Maibach Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel General Manager 
United States Amelia Hill Little Palm Island Resort and Spa Area Spa Director
United States John A. Rubino Interstate Hotels and Resorts  Executive Vice President Hospitality 
United States Kathleen Bates Embassy Suites / Hilton Garden Inn Boulder General Manager 
United States Kyle Dunavant Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Tampa Vice President of Marketing 
United States Matt Jacobs Swift Hospitality Group President 
United States Bruce Seigel The Ritz-Carlton Lake Tahoe General Manager 
United States Irene Hoek Rosewood Hotels and Resorts  Vice President of Development 
United States Raul Ramirez Choice Hotels International, Inc. Vice President Strategic Finance, Financial Planning, Analysis 
United States Markus Platzer Willard InterContinental Washington, D.C. General Manager 
United States Christina Clifton Foxwoods Resort Casino  Vice President of Food and Beverage 
United States Michael Smith Hyatt Regency New Orleans General Manager 
United States Charles Snyder Charlestowne Hotels  Vice President of Business Development 
United States Dawn Lazo Hard Rock International, Inc.  Vice President of Food and Beverage
United States John Henry Cambria Durham General Manager 
United States Effie Tsavalias Pod Brooklyn New York General Manager 
United States Hugh Templeman The Westin Nashville General Manager 
United States David Cronin W Scottsdale General Manager 
United States Donald Hebert Main Street Hospitality Group Vice President of Finance
United States Kenya Bannister  Courtyard Marriott Long Beach Airport General Manager 
United States Ron Bitz Residence Inn / Springhill Suites Clearwater Beach General Manager 
United States Bob Loewen Wyndham Worldwide Chief Operating Officer

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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