Global Staff Movements - August 2019

Recent Appointments / Promotions Worldwide

August 2019

Australia and New Zealand
Country Name  Property  Position 
Australia  Albert Pilarski  Fraser Suites Sydney  General Manager 
Australia  Thomas John  Holiday Inn Darling Harbour  Hotel Manager 
Australia  Nicholas Chapple The Westin Perth Director of Food & Beverage
Australia  Brent Assam  Hilton Adelaide Executive Chef
Australia  Graeme Rutherford  Sage Hotel West Peth  General Manager 
Australia  Gareth Martin  Perth Convention Bureau  Chief Executive Officer 
Australia  Steve Richards  Silversea Cruises Sales Director, Australia and New Zealand 
Australia  Sandra Cahill  Silversea Cruises  Business Development Manager 
Australia  Bodelle Francis  Adelaide Oval  General Manager 
Australia  Adam Taloni  Zagame's House Melbourne General Manager 
Australia  Todd Grierson  DoubleTree by Hilton Northern Territory  Cluster General Manager 
Australia  David Green  Lancemore Mansion Hotel  Executive Chef
Australia  Adam Beckett  Lindenderry Red Hill  Executive Chef
Australia  Mark Sainsbury  Park Hyatt Melbourne Executive Chef 
Australia  Bobbie Murphy  Makepeace Island  General Manager 
Australia  John Douglas  Marriott International  Director of Finance for Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific
Australia  Anthony Flores  Aurora Expeditions  Regional Business Development Manager - Australia and New Zealand 
Australia  Bronwen Milsom  Cruise and Maritime Voyages  Business Development Manager 
Australia  Ben Weir Cievents  Executive Creative Producer 
Australia  Belinda Ward  Contiki Australia  General Manager 
Australia  Mark Olsen  Tourism Tropical North Queensland  Chief Executive Officer 
Australia  Krister Svensson Sheraton Grand Sydney Hyde Park General Manager 
Australia  Gaurav Wattal Melbourne Marriott Hotel General Manager 
Australia  Kelvin Ramm Brisbane Marriott Hotel General Manager 
Australia  Maurits de Graeff The Playford Adelaide – MGallery by Sofitel General Manager 
Australia  Brad Coelho Novotel Perth Langley General Manager 
Australia  Nikki Little ibis Sydney Airport General Manager 
Australia  Craig Kelmar The Adnate – Art Series Perth General Manager 
Australia  Larrissa Holdsworth Mantra Midtown in Brisbane General Manager 
Australia  Andrew Walling Mantra St Kilda Road General Manager 
Australia  Mamta Chauhan ibis Budget Enfield General Manager 
Australia  Rachael Kolmajer ibis Budget Newcastle General Manager 
Australia  Gillian Tans Chair 
Australia  Glenn Fogel Chief Executive Officer 
Australia  Tom Cykowski ibis Styles East Perth General Manager 
Australia  Dougal McConnell  Mantra Charles Hotel Launceston General Manager 
Australia  Silvester Toth ibis Styles Kalgoorlie General Manager 
Australia  Edmond Power  Novotel Newcastle Beach General Manager 
Australia  Paul Flett  Parkroyal Parramatta General Manager 
Australia  James Carter  Trivago  head of Hotel Search 
New Zealand  Mohamed Mansour  Heritage Auckland  General Manager 
New Zealand  Karine Legeay-Fisher Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre  Event Services Manager  
New Zealand  Gillian Officer Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre  Business Development Manager 
New Zealand  Ben Buchanan Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre  Business Services Manager 
New Zealand  Vanessa McBean  Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre  Human Resources Manager 
New Zealand  Ken Davidson Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre  Building Services Maanger 
New Zealand  Darren Tait  Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre  Culinary Services Manager 

Asia and the Pacific 
Country Name  Property  Position 
Cambodia  Stuart Gemmell  Shinta Mani Hotels  General Manager 
China  Ronan Henaff  Capella Shanghai General Manager 
China  Christoph Strahm  Kempinski Hotel Guiyang General Manager 
China  Alex Willats  China World Summit Wing, A Shangri-La Hotel General Manager 
India  Julian Ayers  Hyatt Regency Delhi General Manager / Area Vice President for North India
India  Mandar Vaidya  Oyo Hotels  CEO for South-east Asia and the Middle East 
India  Gaurav Ajmera  Oyo Hotels  COO, India & South Asia
India  Vikram Ganpule  Andaz Delhi Executive Chef 
India  Balpreet Singh Chadha  Andaz Delhi Executive Sous Chef 
India  Kanika Hasrat Taj City Centre Gurugram General Manager
India  Sunil Narang  Four Seasons Hotel Mumbai General Manager 
India  Dharmen Makawana  The Leela Palace New Delhi Executive Chef 
India  Nayan Seth Taj Palace, New Delhi General Manager 
Indonesia  Shelly Darcy Movenpick Resort & Spa Jimbaran Bali Director of Sales & Marketing
Indonesia  Chanelle Rose Garvey  Movenpick Resort & Spa Jimbaran Bali Executive Assistant Manager 
Indonesia  Michael Gaehler Six Senses Uluwatu, Bali General Manager
Japan  Fabio Berto  Hilton Niseko Village General Manager 
Malaysia  Frank Beck  The St. Regis Langkawi, The Westin Langkawi Resort and Spa and the Langkawi International Convention Centre Managing Director 
Maldives  Kiichi Okabe Soneva Jani  Grand Masterchef 
New Caledonia  Romain Chanet Le Méridien Noumea Resort & Spa and Le Méridien Ile des Pins Cluster General Manager 
Samoa  Brian Nathan Sheraton Samoa Aggie Greys Hotel & Bungalows and Sheraton Samoa Beach Resort. Cluster General Manager 
Singapore  Simon Song JW Marriott Singapore South Beach Executive Chef
Singapore  Luna Bajracharya  JW Marriott Singapore South Beach Hotel Manager
Singapore  Vincent Billiard  The St. Regis Singapore General Manager 
Singapore  Derek Go  Wyndham Destination Asia Pacific  Vice President Legal and Compliance 
Thailand  Alexander Kellermann  Marriott Executive Apartments Sukhumvit Park Bangkok General Manager 
Thailand  Demeiter Vaubell  AKARYN Hotel Group Director of Sales and Marketing
Thailand  Niek Hammer  Okura Prestige Bangkok General Manager
Thailand  Paul Halford  OZO Phuket  General Manager 
Thailand  Graeme Ure  Anantara Hua Hin Resort General Manager 
Thailand  Andrea Orru  Anantara Rasananda Koh Phangan Villas General Manager 
Thailand  James Hewitson  Anantara Mai Khao Phuket Villas and Anantara Vacation Club Khao Phuket Cluster General Manager
Thailand  Clinton Lovell  Hard Rock Hotel Desaru Coast General Manager 
Vietnam  Philippe Cavory  Anam Cam Ranh Vietnam  General Manager 

Europe and Middle East
Country Name  Property  Position 
Bulgaria  Christian Ruge  Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko General Manager
France  Karelle Lamouche  Accor  Chief Commercial Officer for Europe
France  Marc Dardenne Accor  CEO, Luxury Brands, Europe
Germany  Roland Jegge  WORLDHOTELS President, APAC 
Germany  Melissa Gan  WORLDHOTELS Managing Director, APAC
Germany  Gregory Habeeb  WORLDHOTELS President, North America 
Germany  Michael Noske  IntercityHotel Hamburg-Altona General Manager
Jordan   Tatyana Atanasova  Mövenpick Resort and Residences Aqaba General Manager
Oman  Stefan Thumiger  Salalah Rotana Resort General Manager 
Qatar  Pankaj Bhardwaj  InterContinental Doha Hotel & Residences Revenue Director 
Qatar  Husam Malik  Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara General Manager 
Saudi Arabia  Haitham Effat  Millennium & Copthorne Makkah Al Naseem Cluster Director of Sales & Marketing 
Saudi Arabia  Ahmed Younes  Mövenpick Hotel Jeddah General Manager
Spain  Jorge Manzur  Anantara Villa Padierna Palace General Manager
Spain  Antonio Alvarez  Hard Rock Hotel Madrid General Manager 
Spain  Laurence Dubey  Nobu Hotel Barcelona General Manager 
United Arab Emirates  Dordije Jabucanin  Towers Rotana Director of Sales 
United Arab Emirates  Darin Davies  Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotel & Suites Hotel Manager
United Arab Emirates  Nathalie Cockayne  Melia Desert Palm Dubai General Manager
United Arab Emirates  Haitham Galal   Novotel & Adagio Abu Dhabi Al Bustan Operations Manager
United Arab Emirates  Soumana Ammar  Fairmont The Palm Director of Rooms 
United Arab Emirates  Davisha Burrowes  Element Me’aisam and Aloft City Centre Deira Complex Head Chef
United Arab Emirates  Santosh Koshy George  Avani Deira Dubai Hotel and Oaks Hotels & Resorts UAE Cluster Director of Sales
United Arab Emirates  Wissam Al Shater  Al Ain Rotana Director of Food & Beverage
United Arab Emirates  Rene Mayer  Grand Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel & Residences Emirates Pearl Director of Sales and Marketing
United Arab Emirates  Bernard Fantoli  TIME Grand Plaza Hotel in Dubai General Manager 
United Arab Emirates  Haitham Assem Millennium Hotels & Resorts Regional Associate Director of Marketing & Communications for the Middle East and Africa 
United Arab Emirates  Fadi Ajaj  Crowne Plaza Dubai Sales Manager
United Kingdom  James Doyle  Crowne Plaza London- Albert Embankment General Manager 
United Kingdom  Sandeep Bhalla  The Connaught London General Manager
United Kingdom  Florence Alloing  The Georgian House General Manager 

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