Global Staff Movements - May 2017

Recent Appointments / Promotions Worldwide
May 2017

Asia
Country Name Property Position
Cambodia Reza Kurniawan Shinta Mani Hotel Group Executive Chef
Cambodia Kris Marthin Shinta Mani Hotel Group Corporate Director of Sales and Marketing
China Markus Kosch Conrad Guangzhou General Manager 
China Lisa Li Artyzen Habitat Hongqiao Shanghai  General Manager 
China Bernard Lo Artyzen Sifang Nanjing General Manager 
China Winston Chien Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel Shanghai General Manager 
China Will Zhang Artyzen Habitat Dongzhimen Beijing Hotel Manager 
Fiji  Lucy Mock Nanuya Island Resort  Resort Manager 
India  Raam Shetty Sheraton Hyderabad Hotel Director of Rooms
India  Sohaib Kidwai Hyatt Regency Chennai Director of Sales and Marketing
India  Kunal Gautam Courtyard Marriott, Ahmedabad Chef de Cuisine
India  Suman Dutta Hyatt Amritsar General Manager 
India  Dietmar Kielnhofer JW Marriott Mumbai Sahar General Manager 
Indonesia Jaime Faus Pullman Jakarta  General Manager 
Indonesia James Costa Hotel Borobudur Jakarta General Manager 
Indonesia Franklyn D’Costa The Westin Resort Nusa Dua Director of Food and Beverage 
Indonesia Malcolm McLauchlan Aryaduta Bali General Manager 
Indonesia Paul Cutler Aryaduta Bali Director of Sales and Marketing 
Indonesia Vlad Reyes Aryaduta Bandung General Manager 
Indonesia Kristofer Quadros Aryaduta Lippo Village  General Manager 
Indonesia Andreas Bourdon Aryaduta Medan General Manager 
Indonesia Nico Alexander Braunwalder St. Regis Bali Resort Hotel Manager 
Indonesia Jorge Fernandez The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali EAM - Sales and Marketing and Revenue
Maldives  Alexander Blair St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort General Manager 
Maldives  Daniel Draxl Baros Maldives Marketing Manager
Maldives  Michal Smejc Velaa Private Island  General Manager 
Singapore Morris Sim Next Story Group  Chief Marketing Officer
Singapore Olivier Lenoir Andaz Singapore General Manager 
Singapore Serena Lim InterContinental Hotels Group Singapore Vice President for Development
Sri Lanka Mario Taulien Centara Ceysands Resort and Spa General Manager 
Taiwan  David Su citizenM Taipei North Gate General Manager 
Thailand  Martin Heiniger The Tongsai Bay in Ko Samui General Manager 
Thailand  Veerapol Poungvarin Centara Kata Resort Phuket Resort Manager 
Thailand  Douglas Martell Onyx Hospitality Group President and Chief Executive Officer 
Thailand  Neoh Kean Boon Dusit Thani Pattaya General Manager 
Thailand  Buppha Jitkhong Nook-Dee Boutique Hotel by Andacura General Manager 
Thailand  Mathieu Bellec Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel & Towers Director of Food and Beverage
Thailand  Vasikan Karnchananan Absolute Hotel Services Bangkok Cluster Director of Sales for Asia

Middle East 
Country Name Property Position
Bahrain Christian Knerr The Ritz-Carlton Manama Bahrain Executive Chef
Bahrain Pasquale Baiguera Movenpick Hotel Bahrain General Manager
Israel  David Tucker Ramada Jerusalem General Manager 
Kuwait Didier Jardin Four Seasons Hotel Kuwait General Manager
Kuwait Christel Artaud Four Seasons Hotel Kuwait Human Resources Director
Kuwait Mohamed Ismail Four Seasons Hotel Kuwait Director of Finance
Kuwait Mohamed Karara Four Seasons Hotel Kuwait Director of Sales and Marketing 
Kuwait Georges Safi Four Seasons Hotel Kuwait Director of Food and Beverage
Kuwait Mohamed Zakaria Four Seasons Hotel Kuwait Director of Rooms
Kuwait Ali El-Zein Four Seasons Hotel Kuwait Director of Engineering
Qatar  Sebastien Vincent The Mercure Grand Hotel Doha General Manager
Qatar  James Young InterContinental Doha The City General Manager
Saudi Arabia Harry Fernandes Assila Hotel Rocco Forte in Jeddah General Manager
United Arab Emirates  Mohamed El Aghoury Roda Al Murooj Downtown Dubai General Manager
United Arab Emirates  Stefan Bollhalder Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai Managing Director
United Arab Emirates  Marc de Ruijter Sofitel Dubai Jumeirah Beach General Manager
United Arab Emirates  Lars Heemann Sofitel The Palm Dubai Director of Food and Beverage 
United Arab Emirates  Kyp Charalambous Atlantis The Palm in Dubai Vice President Sales
United Arab Emirates  Thanos Tsinias City Seasons Hotel Group Cluster Director of Rooms and Revenue
United Arab Emirates  Jannissa Siriwises JW Marriott Marquis Dubai  Spa and Recreation Manager
United Arab Emirates  Axel Bethke Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort General Manager
United Arab Emirates  Pranav Vohra Fairmont Dubai Director of Sales and Marketing
United Arab Emirates  Sumesh Gopal Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham  Assistant Director of Sales
United Arab Emirates  Andrew Langdon Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts  Global Chief Development Officer 
United Arab Emirates  Emile Saadeh City Seasons Group of Hotels Al Ain Group Director of Sales and Leisure
United Arab Emirates  Amber Kumar Centro Capital Centre Cluster Director of Sales
United Arab Emirates  Tristan de la Porte du Theil Dukes Dubai Hotel and Residences General Manager 
United Arab Emirates  Pascal Eggerstedt Crowne Plaza and Staybridge Suites Yas Island General Manager
United Arab Emirates  Winston Chen  Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel General Manager 

Europe 
Country Name Property Position
France  Céline Vercollier B&B Hotels in Brest Cedex 2 Chief Financial Officer
France  Thomas Bourdois Intercontinental Bordeaux Le Grand Hotel General Manager 
Germany  Frank Heller  Rocco Forte Hotels  Regional Director 
Germany  Gehard Struger Sofitel at AccorHotels in Munich Regional Vice President Central Europe
Germany  Yilmaz Yildirimlar The Rezidor Hotel Group in Frankfurt Area Senior Vice President for Central and Southern Europe
Ireland  Paul Smith The Brehon in Killarney General Manager
Spain Niklas Schlappkohl TransPerfect in Barcelona Senior Director of Travel Solutions
Switzerland Debbie Cross Aman in Zug Chief Human Resources Officer
United Kingdom  Josh Watts Mercure Bristol Grand Hotel General Manager
United Kingdom  Philip Bolson Grand Hotel and Spa York General Manager
United Kingdom  Andrew Fletcher  Crowne Plaza and Staybridge Suites Manchester  General Manager
United Kingdom  Melanie Thompson  Crowne Plaza and Staybridge Suites Manchester  Director of Sales and Marketing 
United Kingdom  Heather Tsopanou  Crowne Plaza and Staybridge Suites Manchester  Revenue Manager 
United Kingdom  Rebecca Unsworth  Crowne Plaza and Staybridge Suites Manchester  Human Resources and Training Culture Coach 
United Kingdom  Tom Gaskell Hotel Indigo Cardiff General Manager
United Kingdom  Justin Llewellyn Vale Resort in Hensol Vale  Executive Chef 
United Kingdom  Markus Savage Blakes Hotel in London Food and Beverage Director
United Kingdom  Thomas Kochs Corinthia Hotel London Managing Director
United Kingdom  James Dugan Sheraton Grand London Park Lane, Mayfair Executive Chef 
United Kingdom  Melanie Nocher Radisson Blu Edinburgh Executive Assistant Manager

Americas
Country Name Property Position
Bahamas Patricia Lawrence Resorts World Bimini  President 
Bahamas Lauren Snyder Atlantis Paradise Island Chief Marketing Officer
Bahamas Karin Salinas Baha Mar Nassau Vice President Marketing
British Virgin Islands Andreas Pade Rosewood Little Dix Bay Managing Director 
Canada  Neil Scott Red Roof  Regional Vice Presdient Sales and Operations
Cayman Islands Virgil Napier Kimpton Seafire Resort and Spa Director of Sales and Marketing
Mexico  Carl Emberson  Punta Mita Director of Marketing and Operations
Mexico  Jorge Villarreal The Resort at Pedregal Cabo San Lucas Director of Sales and Marketing
Mexico  Wayu Wattanakamin Grand Velas Riviera Maya Restaurant Chef 
Mexico  Carl Emberson Club Punta Mita Director of Marketing and Operations
Mexico  Jesus Duron The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort Executive Chef 
Mexico  Aristides Carrillo Viceroy Riviera Maya Spa Manager 
Trinidad and Tobago Olivier Maumaire Hilton Trinidad General Manager 
Turks and Caicos Islands Frits Hannenberg The Shore Club in Grace Bay General Manager 
United States Brittany Polensky  Microtel Inn and Suites Greenville  Director of Sales 
United States Matthew Kajdan  Westin Jackson  Executive Chef 
United States Scott Ostander  Hotel Griffon San Francisco General Manager 
United States Sara Davis-Sapata  Marriot Chicago Downtown General Manager 
United States Jeffrey Oliveri Live! Casino and Hotel  Vice President Food and Beverage 
United States Jim Keller  Midtown Atlanta Hotel  Complex General Manager 
United States Nelson Veiga  Duetto San Francisco Chief Operating Officer
United States Andrea Mue  Kokua Hospitality LLC Chicago Chief Finacial Officer 
United States José Meza Head Chef  Carolina St. Regis Signature Restaurant
United States Abe Liao  Kimpton Rowan Palm Springs Hotel General Manager 
United States Philipp C. Knuepfer Mandarin Oriental Boston  General Manager 
United States Kelly Poling Karisma Hotels and Resorts   Senior Vice President of Marketing
United States Benjamin Duverge The Marker San Francisco General Manager 
United States Patricia Rosentreter Rosewood Hotel Group Corporate Director of Brand Communications
United States Edward Farrell  Resorts World Las Vegas President 
United States Darlene Adams  The Peninsula Beverly Hills  Director of Sales and Strategy
United States Kelly Poling Karisma Hotels and Resorts  Senior VP of Marketing
United States Bianca Porto Barga L.E. Hotels Los Angeles VP of account management
United States Colby Woods Vista Investments Vice President of Construction
United States Jason Schlosser Chebeague Island Inn  General Manager 
United States Mike Carlo Onyx CenterSource Global Head of Payments
United States Christian David Inn at Union Square General Manager 
United States David Hammarley SBE in Los Angeles Chief Financial Officer
United States Kathy Krenger Hyatt Hotels Corporation  Vice President – Global Communications
United States Ursula Rhode HotelREZ Hotels and Resorts Executive General Manager for North America
United States Olivia Prescott La Serena Villas  General Manager 
United States Ryan Rivett My Place Hotels of America President and Chief Executive Officer
United States Ed Riley Stonewall Resort Roanoke General Manager 
United States Paul Nash The Carillon Hotel & Spa Managing Director 
United States Anthony Carano Eldorado Resorts Chief Operating Officer
United States Shane Nicolopoulos Andaz San Diego General Manager 
United States Sebastien Silvestri SBE in Los Angeles  Senior Vice President of Food and Beverage
United States John Kidd Carlson Hotels Chief Operating Officer
United States Sara Davis-Zapata AC Hotel Chicago Downtown General Manager 
United States John Trovato Casa Marina Key West  Managing Director 
United States Farrah Adams LBA Hospitality Chief Operating Officer
United States Michael Keller Yellowstone National Park Lodges General Manager 
United States Cory Ingram Dream Hotel Group Senior Vice President of Creative
United States Andrew Skobe Carlson Hotels Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
United States Christian Cooper Dream Hotel Group Vice President Information Technology
United States Tobias Arff The Darcy Washington DC General Manager 
United States Arash Azarbarzin Proper Hospitality Chief Operating Officer
United States Scott Ostrander Hotel Griffon General Manager 
United States Cynthia Jones Live! Casino and Hotel  Vice President of Hotel Sales and Marketing
United States Achim Lenders Rosewood Hotels and Resorts Senior Vice President of Operations
United States Benjamin Duverge The Marker San Francisco  General Manager 
United States Leslie Lerude Kokua Hospitality  Senior Vice President, People and Culture
United States Matthew Lahiff Embassy Suites by Hilton General Manager 
United States Rob DelliBovi Dream Hotel Group Vice President of Global Sales
United States Sam Lucas Holiday Inn Charlotte University  General Manager 
United States Calvin Anderson Red Lion Hotels Corporation Senior Vice President / Chief of Revenue Optimization
United States Noam Gafni Performance Hospitality Management Vice President of Business Development
United States Barrett De Santos  Turtle Bay Resort Hawaii Director of Leisure Sales
United States OD Vincent Montage International  Vice President Golf and Club Management