A roundup of US hires, promotions
 
A roundup of US hires, promotions
18 APRIL 2019 7:35 AM

In this roundup: Six Senses introduces new COO; new GMs in Austin, Texas, and Scottsdale, Arizona; and more.

Hotel News Now twice a month features a roundup of new hires and promotions in the hotel industry for U.S.-based positions. To be included in the next roundup, email HNN’s Dan Kubacki

Executives

Armin Molavi, VP of global media strategy and execution, Hilton
11 April 2019
New hire

Rani Gharbie, head of acquisitions and development, The Pod Hotels
11 April 2019
New hire

Matt Mering, EVP of hospitality, Waterton
10 April 2019
New hire

Matt Kistler, SVP of global insights, analytics and data; IHG
8 April 2019
New hire

Brad LeBlanc, SVP and chief development officer, Best Western Hotels & Resorts
8 April 2019
New hire

Guy Heywood, COO, Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas
3 April 2019
New hire

Brian Parker, SVP of development and construction, Vision Hospitality Group
3 April 2019
New hire

Ryan Maher, VP of business development, Concord Hospitality Enterprises
2 April 2019
Promotion

Vinod Sankar, SVP and chief digital officer, RLH Corporation
2 April 2019
New hire

Jamie Cole, SVP of global channels, IHG
28 March 2019
New hire

Thom Geshay, president, Davidson Hotels & Resorts
19 March 2019
Promotion

Robert DeSalvio, president, Encore Boston Harbor; Everett, Massachusetts
5 March 2019
New hire

 
GMs

Andy Welsh, GM of Hotel Lucia; Portland, Oregon
10 April 2019
New hire

Brian Johnson, GM of Great Wolf Lodge Arizona; Scottsdale, Arizona
5 April 2019
New hire

Derek Haug, GM of Hotel Erwin; Venice, California
5 April 2019
New hire

Matt Bailey, managing director of Carmel Valley Ranch; Carmel Valley, California
2 April 2019
New hire

Stephen Dennis, GM of the Odessa Marriott Hotel and Convention Center; Odessa, Texas
2 April 2019
New hire

Julian Payne, GM of Wave Resort at Pier Village; Long Branch, New Jersey
1 April 2019
New hire

Henning Nopper, GM of the Grand Hyatt at SFO; San Francisco
27 March 2019
New hire

Karin Kopano, area GM, Santa Monica Proper Hotel; Santa Monica, California
27 March 2019
New hire

Cristiano Buono, GM of Austin Proper Hotel & Residences; Austin, Texas
27 March 2019
New hire

Stephane Lacroix, GM of Downtown LA Proper Hotel; Los Angeles
27 March 2019
New hire

Jean-Luc Laramie, GM of Hotel Chicago West Loop; Chicago
26 March 2019
New hire

Eric Segreti, hotel manager, The Setai, Miami Beach; Miami Beach, Florida
21 March 2019
New hire

Edward Linsley, GM of Mayflower Inn & Spa and Regional VP, Auberge Resorts Collection; Washington, Connecticut
20 March 2019
New hire

Jason Delcamp, GM of Halcyon; Cherry Creek, Colorado
19 March 2019
New hire

Sean Coghlan, GM of the Acme Hotel Company Chicago; Chicago
19 March 2019
New hire

Michael Melendez, GM, The Daytona; Daytona Beach, Florida
14 March 2019
New hire

Leigh Anne McDonald, GM of Hotel Pippa; Nantucket, Massachusetts
13 March 2019
New hire

     
Sales and Marketing

David Taylor, director of sales and marketing, Kimpton Nine Zero; Boston
4 April 2019
New hire

Brooke Grant, marketing manager, Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort & Spa; Austin, Texas
3 April 2019
New hire

Marian Wilson, director of sales and marketing, Odessa Marriott Hotel and Convention Center; Odessa, Texas
2 April 2019
New hire

David Lambert, director of sales and marketing, Grand Hyatt at SFO; San Francisco
27 March 2019
New hire

Jake Megrikian, director of sales and marketing, the SLS Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Beverly Hills; Beverly Hills, California
26 March 2019
New hire

Kaila Pugliese, director of sales and marketing, InterContinental New York Barclay; New York City
18 March 2019
Returning hire

Nancy Guran, director of sales, The Daytona; Daytona Beach, Florida
14 March 2019
New hire

Rick Oberdahloff, director of sales and marketing, The Fontaine, a Kansas City Hotel; Kansas City, Missouri
14 March 2019
New hire

Jenna Phillips, associate director of sales, The Fontaine, a Kansas City Hotel; Kansas City, Missouri
14 March 2019
New hire

   
F&B
Ryan Fancher, executive chef, Hotel San Luis Obispo; San Luis Obispo, California
11 April 2019
New hire
George Bargisen, director of food and beverage, Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center; Aurora, Colorado
10 April 2019
New hire
Neal Swidler, executive chef, NOPSI Hotel, New Orleans; New Orleans
28 March 2019
New hire
Dean Thompson, corporate director of culinary operations, Concord Hospitality Enterprises Company
22 March 2019
New hire
Warren Richards, executive director of food and beverage, Encore Boston Harbor; Everett, Massachusetts
21 March 2019
New hire
Christopher Suzuki, chef de cuisine, Hotel Essex; Chicago
20 March 2019
New hire
Reginald Campbell, director of food and beverage, Villas of Grand Cypress; Orlando, Florida
14 March 2019
Promotion
Victor Martinez, executive chef, Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort & Conference Center; Oak Brook, Illinois
13 March 2019
New hire
Scott Hines, executive chef, Hotel Revival; Baltimore
13 March 2019
New hire
Lindsay Chapon, director of food and beverage, Hotel Revival; Baltimore
13 March 2019
New hire
 
Miscellaneous

Tyler Schroeder, director of rooms, Hotel Zoe Fisherman’s Wharf; San Francisco
9 April 2019
New hire

Victoria Myrand, content and design specialist, Teneo Hospitality Group
13 March 2019
New hire

 

-Compiled by Dan Kubacki.

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