Global Staff Movements - January 2017

Recent Appointments / Promotions Worldwide
January 2017

Country Name Property Position
Bhutan  Mark Swinton Six Senses Bhutan General Manager 
China  Thomas Reupke Swissôtel Beijing  General Manager 
China  Vincent Pimont The Peninsula Beijing  General Manager 
Hong Kong  Antony E. Box Marco Polo Hotels Director of Sales and Marketing
Hong Kong  Dalip Singhas Marco Polo Hotels Hotel Manager 
India  Dhaval Jani V Resorts  Vice President for Sales and Marketing 
India  Madhu Joshi AccorHotels India  Director of Marketing 
India  Christoph Girsch The Chedi Mumbai Resident Manager 
India  Giulio D'Alberto Chedi Mumbai General Manager 
India  Anuraag Bhatnagar Marriott International  Multi-Property Vice President 
Japan  Edward Tracy Hard Rock Japan  Chief Executive Officer
Malaysia Michael Delargy Le Meridien Kuala Lumpur General Manager 
Malaysia Rachael Harman Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu General Manager 
Malaysia Samuel Wong St. Regis Kuala Lumpur General Manager 
Singapore  Louise Daley AccorHotels Singapore Deputy Chief Executive Officer 
Singapore  Freddy See Sofitel Singapore City Centre Director of Salesand Marketing
Singapore  Eileen Khew Marina Mandarin Singapore Director of Sales and Marketing
Thailand  Michael Kratz Angsana Laguna Phuket Executive Chef 
Thailand  Chris Bailey Royal Phuket Marina  Chief Executive Officer
Thailand  Putri Istiarini AKARYN Hotel Group Group Director of Sales and Marketing
Thailand  Christian Oliver Zunk The Akyra Thonglor  General Manager 
Thailand  Paolo Randone Thanyapura Health and Sports Resort  Chief Operating Officer
Thailand  Sebastian de Vizcaya Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok Director of Food and Beverage
Vietnam  Ateeb Shrestha Six Senses Ninh Van Bay  General Manager 
Vietnam  Atsushi Chiyoma Sunway Hotel Hanoi  General Manager 

Middle East / Africa 
Country Name Property Position
Kuwait  Abdul Nazeer Al Manshar Rotana Materials Manager 
Qatar Ahmed Kamel Intercontinental Doha  Director of Rooms 
Qatar Saleh Bataineh St. Regis Doha General Manager 
Saudi Arabia  Bruno Guillard Burj Rafal Hotel Kempinski Riyadh Director of Food and Beverage
Turkey  Lionel Valla Canyon Ranch Wellness Resort Managing Director 
United Arab Emirates Nemo Acimovic Millennium Plaza Dubai General Manager 
United Arab Emirates Markus Roeder La Ville Hotel and Suites CITY WALK Dubai General Manager 
United Arab Emirates Julia Alvaro La Ville Hotel and Suites CITY WALK Dubai, Director of Sales and  Marketing
United Arab Emirates David Grossniklaus Belmond Dubai  Senior Director for Development
United Arab Emirates Olivier Granet AccorHotels in Dubai General Manager 
United Arab Emirates Fabian Bornefeld Four Points by Sheraton Cluster Director of Human Resources
United Arab Emirates Arshad Sayed Aiana Hotels and Resorts Dubai Director of Sales
United Arab Emirates Adrian Hearn Sheraton Dubai  Director of Sales and Marketing
United Arab Emirates Sanjay Nadayil Centro Capital Centre Abu Dhabi  Cluster IT Manager
United Arab Emirates Ren Wong Hui Centro Capital Centre Abu Dhabi  Cluster Human Resources Manager
United Arab Emirates Christian Ruge Kempinski Hotel Ajman General Manager 
United Arab Emirates Florian Leven Al Bait Sharjah in Sharjah General Manager 
United Arab Emirates Khodr G. Elmasri Le Méridien Dubai Hotel and Conference Centre  Associate Director of Events
United Arab Emirates Sara Barakat Le Méridien Dubai Hotel and Conference Centre  Director of Events
United Arab Emirates David Harb Grand Hyatt Dubai  Hotel Manager 
United Arab Emirates Ferghal Purcell Hospitality Management Holdings Chief Operating Officer

Country Name Property Position
France Cédric Gobilliard AccorHotels Paris Head of Lifestyle
Netherlands  Mike Robinson Kimpton De Witt  General Manager 
Romania Lior Bebera InterContinental Bucharest General Manager 
Spain Ramón Aragonés NH Hoteles Madrid Chief Executive Officer
Spain Rajiv Rajian Amadeus Madrid Executive Vice President of Global Business Travel
Switzerland  Robert P. Herr Bürgenstock Resort Lake Lucerne General Manager 
United Kingdom  Christopher Wayne-Wills The Midland Hotel  General Manager 
United Kingdom  Stefan Mueller Baglioni Hotel London Director of Sales and Marketing
United Kingdom  Deirdre Billing Mottram Hall  General Manager 
United Kingdom  Jennifer Tyler Corinthia Hotel London PR Manager 
United Kingdom  Andrew Peacock Hilton Bristol Airport  General Manager 
United Kingdom  Jochem-Jan Sleiffer Hilton Continental Europe Senior Vice President Operations
United Kingdom  Michael Suter Dorchester Collection London Vice-President Finance
United Kingdom  Andy Craddock Guestline Ltd in Shrewsbury Head of Marketing 
United Kingdom  Rebecca Somach Maybourne Hotel Group London Director of Sales  
United Kingdom  Susana Marín Coe-Archer Almanac Barcelona General Manager 
United Kingdom  Kenneth Hatton Belmond Ltd. London Senior Vice President for Global Development
United Kingdom  Michael Bauman Macdonald Pittodrie House Hotel General Manager 
United Kingdom  Govert Deketh Marriott County Hall  General Manager 
United Kingdom  Marc Smith Thornton Manor Estate General Manager 

Australasia / Pacific 
Country Name Property Position
Australia  Andrew McTaggart Mantra Group  Development Manager 
New Zealand  Natalie Reid Pullman Auckland Director of Sales and Marketing
New Zealand  Roman Lee-Lo The Rees Hotel Queenstown Executive Assistant Manager

Country Name Property Position
Aruba Hans-Georg Roehrbein Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort General Manager 
Dominican Republic Jason Kycek Casa de Campo La Romana Vice President of Sales
Mexico  Isaac Novoa The Resort at Pedregal Director of Food and Beverage
Puerto Rico  Ian-Robert Ciappara St. Regis Bahia Beach  General Manager 
United States  Mindi Morin Canyon Ranch Lenox General Manager 
United States  Jeroen Werdmolder Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills  Hotel Manager
United States  Nicole Robinson Sonesta ES Suites General Manager 
United States  Lisa Grossberg Hotels Hayden  General Manager 
United States  Larry Bundy Hotel Granduca Austin General Manager 
United States  Tim Herrmann Marriott Marquis San Diego General Manager 
United States  Steven Hurst Salishan Spa and Golf Resort General Manager 
United States  Brad Rahinsky Hotel Equities Group Chief Executive Officer 
United States  Daniel Hansen Summit Hotel Properties Chairman 
United States  Jorge Giannattasio SBE Entertainment Group Chief Operating Officer 
United States  Ralf Hirt Harri New York Chief Operating Officer 
United States  Giovanni Beretta EAST Miami  General Manager 
United States  Carly Skinner Dream Hollywood Hotel Manager
United States  Fred Findlen Hyatt Regency Maui  General Manager 
United States  Thomas Brosig Nikki Beach Hotels  President 
United States  Sally Shaffer Hilton Phoenix Airport Hotel General Manager 
United States  Laura Mutterperl Dream Hotel Group Executive Vice President 
United States  Peri Pierone Eleven, Inc. Chief Executive Officer 
United States  Peter Simoncelli The Ritz-Carlton General Manager 
United States  Gul Turkmenoglu The Benjamin   General Manager 
United States  Stephane Vogel Kimpton Lorien Hotel  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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