AUGUST 2018 – HEADS above the Rest®

August 7, 2018
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HEADS above the Rest® 

by Benoit Gateau-Cumin

The Newsletter of The Boutique Search Firm, a worldwide retained recruiting firm specializing in hospitality management.

Global Update: Who’s where and doing what

 

AUGUST 2018

 

THE AMERICAS

Filip Boyen takes over from Jerry Inzerillo as Chief Executive Officer of Forbes Travel Guide. Boyen was most recently the Chief Executive Officer of Small Luxury Hotels of the World and the former CEO at Belmond.

The Four Seasons New York Downtown has promoted Thomas Carreras to General Manager. He had joined the hotel in 2016 as Hotel Manager. Carreras is the former Director of Rooms at the Four Seasons London at Park Lane.

The Mosaic Hotel Group has appointed Edmund Sulzman President. He was most recently with Trust Hospitality in Miami as Senior Vice President of Operations.

Crescent Hotels & Resorts has named Robert Butler Executive Vice President of Operations. He was most recently the Executive Vice President of Operations at Sage Hospitality.

Jack Breisacher has been named Managing Director for Canyon Ranch in Tucson. He was most recently the General Manager at the Millennium Durham Hotel.

Edward Linsley has been named Senior General Manager of the Four Seasons Los Cabos at Costa Palmas, scheduled to open in 2019. He had previously been with the company for 20 years before taking on the post of General Manager at the Nam Hai, Vietnam (now a Four Seasons resort), the Ayana Resort & Spa, Bali, and as Managing Director at Rosewood Little Dix Bay. Linsley was most recently the pre-opening General Manager of the Four Seasons Seychelles at Desroches Island.

Tammy LeBlanc has been appointed General Manager at the Hilton Barbados Resort Needhams Point, taking over for George Stanfield. LeBlanc was most recently the General Manager of the Hilton Quebec.

Jorge Martinez has joined the Meliá Braco Village in Jamaica as General Manager. He is the former General Manager of the Sian Ka’an at Grand Tulum and ME Cancun.

Daniel Entenberg is now with the Hotel Eventi as General Manager. He was most recently with the sbe Group as General Manager of the 
Mondrian Park Avenue. Entenberg is the former General Manager of the Gramercy Park Hotel and Director of Operations at the W New York Time Square.

Gino Caliendo has been appointed General Manager at the Hyatt Regency Los Angeles International Airport. He is the former General Manager at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville, the Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort & Spa, and the Hyatt Regency Miami.

Antoine Berberi has joined Proper Hospitality as Senior Vice President Operations. He was most recently in a similar role at Two Roads Hospitality. Berberi is the former Area Managing Director at Commune Hotels & Resorts and General Manager at the Hollywood Roosevelt.

Joerg Rodig has been named General Manager of the Four Seasons San Francisco. He was most recently the General Manager of the Four Seasons Whistler and the former Hotel Manager at the Four Seasons Vancouver.

Joel Freyberg is now in Washington, D.C. at The Dupont Circle as General Manager. He was most recently with the Royalton Park Avenue as Managing Director. Freyberg had previously overseen the Gansevoort Park Avenue Hotel and the Chatwal, both in New York.

Edward Roe has joined the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa as General Manager. He was most recently with the Fairmont Heritage Place, Ghirardelli Square as General Manager.

David Lopez has moved over to the Standard Lower East Side as General Manager. He was most recently overseeing the Bernic Hotel New York.

Nicholas Remes has been promoted to General Manager at the JW Marriott Grand Rapids. He has been with the hotel since 2007 in various roles, most recently as Assistant General Manager.

Ruben Sabater has been promoted at the Marenas Beach Resort to General Manager. He was previously serving as Director of Operations for the resort.

Paul Cardona has joined the Virgin Chicago as General Manager, taking over from Jermaine Anderson. Cardona was the General Manager of the James (soon to be renamed 21-C) also in Chicago. He had also been the Hotel Manager at the SLS South Beach and the Deputy General Manager at Soho Beach House.

Lloyd Van Horn has returned to the Topnotch Resort to take on the role of General Manager. He had previously served the resort as Resort Manager. Van Horn is the former General Manager of Palm Beach’s Colony Hotel, the Ocean Reef Club, and The Partridge Inn Augusta. 

Brian Hughes has been appointed Managing Director at the Omni La Costa Resort & Spa. He is the former General Manager at the Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa and the Omni San Diego. Hughes was most recently serving as Executive Director for the San Diego Tourism Marketing District.

Adam Laker has been appointed General Manager at the Fairmont Vancouver. He is the former General Manager of the Sofitel Fiji Resort & Spa and the Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila.

Natalie Ward has moved to The Blantyre as General Manager. She was most recently in the same role at the Mirbeau Inn & Spa at the Pinehills.

Laurens Zieren has been named General Manager at the Diplomat Beach Resort Hollywood in Florida. Zieren is the former Regional Vice President Hotel Operations for White Lodging Services and General Manager for the New York Hilton Midtown and the Hilton Chicago O’Hare Airport.

Tara Cline has moved over as General Manager to the Kimpton Amara Resort and Spa in Sedona. For the past 25 years, she had been at the Enchantment Resort, most recently serving as Director of Rooms.

Kim Corrigan is now in Denver as General Manager at the Halcyon Cherry Creek. She had previously served as General Manager of the Blackstone Renaissance Hotel and The Gwen, both in Chicago. Like the Blackstone, the Halcyon is managed by Sage Hospitality.

Stephen Sowards has joined The Don CeSar as General Manager. He is the former General Manager for Evolution Hospitality at The Queen Mary and for the Le Meridien Delfina Santa Monica.

The Woodlands Resort has appointed Ryan Adams General Manager. He was most recently the Resort Manager at Chatham Bars Inn Resort and Spa, and the Director of Operations at the SLS Beverly Hills.

Le Pavillon Hotel in New Orleans has named Parker Sams General Manager. He is the former Director of Operations for The Adolphus in Dallas and the Hotel Manager at the Doubletree by Hilton Bethesda-Washington D.C.

Ash Bhasin has been named General Manager at the Cachet Boutique Hotel in New York. Most recently, Bhasin was General Manager at the SIXTY SoHo Hotel.

Armando Hernandez has been appointed to the role of Chief Wellness Officer at the EVEN Hotel Miami Airport. He is the former General Manager of the Best Western on the Bay.

Chris Pilavakis has joined the Renaissance Dallas Hotel as General Manager. He was most recently the General Manager of the Dallas Marriott City Center.

Jarred Bryant has been appointed General Manager of the Tivoli Lodge in Vail. He is the former Director of Operations of the Graduate Berkeley and Director of Rooms for the Pala Mesa Golf Resort.

The Four Seasons Houston has named Ronny Fernandez Hotel Manager. For over two years, he had been with the Four Seasons Costa Rica as Resort Manager.

The Four Seasons Costa Rica has promoted Ryan Grande to Resort Manager, taking over from Ronny Fernandez. Grande was most recently the Director of Rooms and Residences for the resort.

David Arraya has joined the Four Seasons Austin as Hotel Manager. He was most recently the Resort Manager at the Four Seasons Lana’i.

Alpan Keskin has been named Hotel Manager at the Park Hyatt New York. He is the former Hotel Manager at the Peninsula Beijing and Resident Manager at the Peninsula New York. 

Sam Calderbank has been promoted to Director of Operations, East Coast, at the Thomas Keller Restaurant Group. For the past eight years, he had served as General Manager of Per Se. 

Eric Gonzalez Tenorio has joined the Belmond Cap Juluca as Executive Assistant Manager Rooms. He was most recently the Director of Rooms
 at the Rosewood San Miguel de Allende. 

Robin Hess has been named Controller at the Marenas Beach Resort. Hess had previously served as Controller at the Sole On The Ocean Resort, the Raleigh Hotel and the Grand Bay Club of Key Biscayne.

Melanie Bucci has been appointed Chief Financial Officer at Pacific Hospitality Group. Most recently, Bucci was Vice President of Finance at Montage International.

Michael Davis has joined Proper Hotels & Residences as Vice President Food and Beverage. He was most recently the Operating Partner at Sprout Los Angeles.

Justin Bothur has joined The Blantyre as Director of Food and Beverage. He was most recently the Assistant Director of Food and Beverage at sister property The Ocean House.

The Four Seasons Dallas has named Cory Cuff Director of Food and Beverage. The CIA graduate was most recently the Assistant Director of Food and Beverage at the Four Seasons Chicago.

The Four Seasons Mexico City has promoted Marlon Rojas to Director of Food and Beverage. He was most recently serving the hotel as Assistant Director of Food and Beverage. Rojas is the former Director of Quality, Training and Development at the Four Seasons Costa Rica. 

Wayne Thomas has been named Director of Food and Beverage for the Doug Pitcock ’49 Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center, expected to open this month. Thomas was previously the Director of Food and Beverage for the Westin Dallas Park Central. 

Eric Portegies has been named Director of Engineering at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows. He was most recently with the Hotel Angeleno as Chief Engineer. 

Gary Rall has been appointed Vice President, Design and Development, at Orange Lake Resorts. He is the former Vice President, Resort Renovations & Design, and Supplier Diversity Champion for Wyndham Vacation Ownership.

Jason Gold has joined Crescent Hotels & Resorts as Senior Vice President of Business Development. The Cornell graduate is the former Vice President Business Development for Destination Hotels and Two Roads Hospitality.

Jonathan Chaplowe has been named Director of Human Resources at Doug Pitcock ’49 Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center. He had previously served as Director of People and Culture for the Joule Hotel and the Lumen Hotel, both in Dallas. 

Jason Prost has been promoted to Area Director of Sales and Marketing with the Dorchester Collection overseeing sales and marketing for both the Hotel Bel-Air and the Beverly Hills Hotel. For the past seven years, he had been serving the group as Area Director of Sales. Prost is the former Director of Sales for the Hotel Bel-Air and the Four Seasons Los Angeles at Beverly Hills.

Anne-Juliette Maurice has joined Proper Hospitality as Area Director of Sales and Marketing. She was most recently the Director of Operations and Business Development at the Wheatleigh. Maurice is the former Vice President of Operations for Main Street Hospitality Group, General Manager at the Hotel Plaza Athénée New York, and Director of Sales and Marketing at the Setai Fifth Avenue.

Michelle Jasen has moved to AccorHotels as Executive Director, Hotel Sales and Marketing, North and Central America. She was most recently serving as Regional Director of Sales and Marketing at Fairmont Hotels & Resorts.

Tony Aslanian has joined Teneo Hospitality Group as Vice President of Sales and Membership. He was previously with Athena Hospitality Management and the former Director of Sales and Marketing at the Grove Resort & Spa.

Anne Marie Doyle has moved down the West Coast as Director of Sales and Marketing at the Montage Laguna Beach. She was most recently the Director of Sales and Marketing at the Ritz-Carlton Bacara in Santa Barbara. Doyle is the former Director of Sales and Marketing at the Ritz-Carlton Rancho Mirage and the Ritz-Carlton Powerscourt.

Johanna Marlin has moved into the role of Director of Resort Sales at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort. She had previously served as Director of Group Sales for the resort.

Chris Reed has been named pre-opening Director of Sales and Marketing at the Equinox Hotel Hudson Yards, slated to open early 2019. Reed is the former Associate Director, Global Sales North America, for the Langham Hospitality Group.

Mark Robertson has been appointed Director of Sales and Marketing at the Sagamore Pendry Baltimore. He was most recently the Area Director of Sales and Marketing for Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants.

Saun Lightbourne has been named Director of Sales at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Atlantic City. He was most recently the Director of Sales and Marketing at the Hotel Crescent Court in Dallas.

Michael Barron has been named Director of Sales for The Hoxton in Portland. He was most recently the Director of Business Travel
 for 
Provenance Hotels.

Rosalyn Castillo has been named Director of Sales at the EVEN Hotel Miami Airport, slated to open in October. She is the former Director of Sales and Marketing for the Holiday Inn Port of Miami- Downtown, and the Best Western Premier Miami Airport.

Jamie Fisher has joined the Montage Deer Valley as Director of Leisure Sales. She is the former Director of Sales at the Ritz-Carlton Bachelor Gulch, Director of Leisure Sales and Reservations for the Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa, and the Director of Leisure Sales for Vail Resorts.

Elinor Pullman is now in Aspen as Senior Sales Manager
for the Auberge Resorts Collection. She is the former Account Director, Group Sales 
at the St. Regis Washington, D.C. and Director of National Accounts at the Ritz-Carlton Lake Tahoe. 

Katie Galvin has been appointed Senior Sales Manager, Travel Industry, at Canyon Ranch Tucson, based in New York. She was most recently the Senior Sales Manager, Travel Trade, for The Leading Hotels of the World. 

Soha Panah has returned to the Montage Beverly Hills to take on the role of Director of Catering. Panah was previously the Associate Director of Catering for the hotel before moving into her most recent position as
 Director of Events and Catering at the Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills.

Patti Deil has been appointed Director of Catering at the Marriott Syracuse Downtown. Most recently, Deil served as Director of Catering at the Buffalo Niagara Marriott. 

Jocelyn McCarthy has moved to 1 Hotels as Director of Catering and Events. She was most recently with the Ritz-Carlton New York, Battery Park as Director of Catering Sales. McCarthy is the former Director of Catering and Conference Services at the Four Seasons Westlake Village and the Four Seasons New York.

Kendra Clough has joined the Doug Pitcock ’49 Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center as Director of Conference Services. She is the former Director of Conference Services for the Woodlands Resort & Conference Center. 

Stephanie Athey has been appointed Area Director of Revenue Management for Sage Hospitality in Denver. For the past six years, she had been serving as the Director of Revenue Management for Quorum Hotels and Resorts. 

Kristen Richter has been named Vice President of Revenue Optimization at the Radisson Hotel Group. She was most recently the Senior Vice President Global Revenue Management for Wyndham Hotels & Resorts.

Noha Abdalla has been appointed to the newly created role of Vice President of Social Media Marketing for Hilton Hotels. She was most recently the Vice President, Digital Brand Strategy and Social Media at Capital One.

Kaleo Adams has joined Proper Hotels as Group Executive Chef and Executive Chef of the upcoming Santa Monica Proper Hotel. Adams is the former Executive Chef at the Beverly Hills Hotel and Bungalows, the Waikiki EDITION, and the Ritz-Carlton San Francisco.

Andre Sattler has joined the Acqualina Resort & Spa as Executive Chef. He is the former Executive Sous Chef at Rosewood’s Mansion on Turtle Creek, the Mandarin Oriental Miami, and Rosewood’s Little Dix Bay.

Alexander Armstrong has joined the InterContinental San Francisco as Executive Sous Chef. The CIA graduate was most recently in the same role at Luce in San Francisco.

Alexander Cornu has been appointed Director of Outlets at the InterContinental San Francisco. He was most recently the Napa Valley Events Manager for Boisset Family Estate and the former Director of Outlets at the Rosewood Sand Hill.

 

EUROPE

Jean-François Ferret has been appointed Chief Executive Officer at Small Luxury Hotels of the World, based in London. For the past six years, he had served as Chief Executive for Relais & Châteaux. Ferret is the former Director General at Hertz France and Managing Director and President at Manpower France.

Sabine Aglagul has been promoted at Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts to President Europe. Aglagul was most recently serving the company as Director of Operations Switzerland.

Marco Novella has moved over as General Manager to The Lanesborough. Since 2016, he had been the General Manager of Brown’s London. Novella is the former General Manager of the St. Regis Rome, the Gritti Palace in Venice, and the Villa San Michele in Florence.

Yasmin Keen has been appointed General Manager at the Sofitel London Gatwick. She was most recently the General Manager at the Queens Hotel Cheltenham.

Thomas Brugnatelli has been appointed General Manager at the new Raffles Warsaw. He was most recently serving as General Manager at the American Colony Hotel in Jerusalem.

The Pantheon Iconic Rome Hotel has named Claude Costella General Manager. He was most recently with M. Gallery by Sofitel La Griffe as General Manager.

Markos Tzamalis is now in Italy as General Manager at the JW Marriott Venice Resort & Spa. He was most recently the General Manager at the Sheraton Rhodes Resort.

Angelo Zuccala has joined the InterContinental Sofia in Bulgaria as General Manager. He was most recently the General Manager at the Crowne Plaza Bucharest.

Tom Gallimore has been named General Manager at the Hotel du Vin Birmingham. He was most recently the Hotel Manager at Malmaison Birmingham. Gallimore follows Barry Sherwin, who was interim general manager of the property after the departure of Tony Elvin earlier this year.

Marie Warabida joins Malmaison London as General Manager, replacing Stephanie Segoura. Warabida is the former General Manager at the Malmaison Reading.

James Henesey has been promoted to take over from Maria Warabida as General Manager at the Malmaison Reading. Henesey was most recently serving as Deputy General Manager.

Stephen Allison has been appointed Managing Director of the Bromley Court Hotel in South London, replacing Max Ball. Allison was most recently with Interstate Hotels and Resorts as Cluster General Manager, based in Southampton.

Scott Anderson has been promoted to Director of Operations at the Trump Turnberry Resort Scotland. He had joined the hotel in 2005 as Head Waiter and was most recently serving as Director of Food and Beverage.

The Conrad Dublin has named Kevin Brennan Director of Operations. He is the former Director of Operations of the Hilton London Wembley and the DoubleTree by Hilton Burlington Road Dublin.

The Four Seasons London Park Lane has named Angela Kreuz Director of Food and Beverage. She was most recently the Director of Banquets, Restaurants, and Bars at the Four Seasons Saint Jean Cap Ferrat.

Khirstie Gunn Myles has been appointed Senior Vice President Design and Construction at YOTEL Limited in London. She was most recently a Principal at kgm+partners.

Stefan Ludwig has been appointed Executive Director of Sales and Marketing for Almanac Hotels and pre-opening Director of Sales and Marketing for the Almanac Vienna. He was most recently with the Ritz-Carlton Vienna as the Director of Sales and Marketing.

Francesca Gori has joined the Pantheon Iconic Rome Hotel as Director of Sales and Marketing. She was most recently at the Grand Hotel Plaza Rome as Director of Sales and Marketing.

Chris Meehan has been named Director of Sales and Marketing at the Hard Rock Hotel London. He was most recently the Director of Sales and Marketing at the Marriott Winnipeg.

Joël Robuchon has died at 73. He had officially retired at age 51, with his Michelin Stars (all three of them) stating that he did not want to go the way of his good friends Alain Chapel and Jean Troisgros, who had died prematurely, killed by the race for the stars. It was the world of gastronomy that interrupted his retirement and got him to start an entire new career 20 years ago. His restaurants garnered close to three dozen Michelin stars worldwide. What Mr. Robuchon really wanted when he created L’Atelier, was a simple place, almost a coffee shop, where one could sit at the counter, watch the cooks in action, and have small plates and a glass of wine at a fair price. Rest in peace, Monsieur Robuchon.

 

ASIA AND THE PACIFIC

Lubosh Barta has been named General Manager of the Four Seasons Bangkok, scheduled to open in late 2019. He was most recently the General Manager of the Four Seasons Seoul and the former General Manager at the Four Seasons Koh Samui.

Guido Farina has been appointed General Manager at the RuMa Hotel & Residences in Kuala Lumpur. He is the former General Manager at the Shanti Maurice and the Lone Pine Hotel in Penang.

Cajetan Araujo has been named General Manager at the W Goa. He was most recently the Hotel Manager at the St. Regis Mumbai. Araujo had previously overseen food and beverage at the St. Regis Bal Harbour and the St. Regis Doha.

Sangjay Choegyal has been named General Manager for the Shinta Mani Wild – Bensley Collection, opening in November. He had previously manager the Gal Oya Lodge Sri Lanka and the Amankora Punakha.

Mariefe Barce has been named General Manager for both the Shama Changfeng Shanghai and the Shama Hongqiao Shanghai. Since 2014, she had been overseeing both the Shama Sukhumvit Bangkok and the Ekamai Gardens Bangkok.

Jan Marshall has been appointed pre-opening General Manager of the Hotel Okura Manila. He is the former General Manager of the Hotel Nikko Osaka and the Hotel Nikko Jakarta/Pullman Jakarta.

Christian Metzner has joined the W Kuala Lumpur as General Manager. Since 2014, he had been with The Andaman as General Manager.

Anna Vergara has moved as General Manager to the soon to open Sheraton Manila. Since 2009, she had been the Resident Manager at the Marriott Hotel Manila. 

Peter Feran has been appointed General Manager of the Radisson Blu Resort Phu Quoc in Vietnam. He was most recently overseeing the Radisson Blu Plaza Bangkok. 

Yogeswaran Veerasamy has been appointed General Manager at the Hard Rock Hotel Desaru Coast in Malaysia. Veerasamy was most recently the Hotel Manager for the Grand Copthorne Waterfront Singapore. 

Cindy Racco has returned to Hawaii to take on the role of Hotel Manager at the Grand Wailea Resort. She has previously served as Resort Manager at the Four Seasons Hualalai and was most recently serving as General Manager for the Eau Palm Beach Resort in Florida. 

Dale Parkington has been appointed Hotel Manager at the Ritz-Carlton Beijing. Most recently, Parkington was the Resort Manager at the Four Seasons Ocean Club in the Bahamas.

Benjamin Perera has moved to the Dusit Princess Srinakarin in Bangkok as Hotel Manager. He was most recently the Resident Manager at the Dusit Thani Bangkok after spending three years in the same role at the Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket. 

Frans Westraadt has joined the Six Senses Yao Noi as Resort Manager. He was most recently the Resident Manager at the Six Senses Laamu. 

Lintangsari Puspohandayani has been appointed Director of Operations at the Hilton Bali Resort. She is the former General Manager at the Royal Surakarta Heritage Solo – MGallery by Sofitel.

Sumanth Das has joined the Langham Hong Kong as Director of Food and Beverage. For the past two years, he had been at the MGM Cotai Strip as Executive Chef. Das had held similar roles for the Pan Pacific Singapore and the Four Seasons Jakarta. 

Karan Kaul has been appointed Assistant Vice President, Development, at Langham Hospitality Group. The Lausanne graduate is the former Director, Development at ONYX Hospitality Group – a role he also served in for Six Senses Hotels, Resorts, Spas.

Wendy Mitchinson has been named Director of Sales and Marketing at the Four Seasons Hangzhou at West Lake. She is the former Director of Sales and Marketing at the Kunlun Jing An Hotel and Senior Corporate Director of Marketing for Jin Jiang Premier Hotels.

Venus Ng has joined the Four Seasons Tianjin as Director of Marketing. She was previously the Director of Sales at the Four Seasons Shenzhen before taking on her most recent role as Regional Director of Sales for Dorsett Hospitality International in Hong Kong.

Tim Sargeant has joined the Pavilions Phuket as Director of Marketing. He was most recently serving as Marketing and Events Manager at Kata Rocks. 

Jon Conching has joined the Turtle Bay Resort as Director of Sales and Marketing. Conching had previously overseen sales and marketing for the Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort & Spa.

Ho Mun Hoong has been appointed Director of Events at Raffles Singapore. He was most recently the Director of Catering and Conferences Services at the Four Seasons Singapore.

Vanessa Camacho has been named Senior Director of Housekeeping at the Four Seasons Hong Kong. She was most recently with the Peninsula Hong Kong as Director of Housekeeping and previously in the same role at the Raffles Singapore.

Cathal Dolan has been named Director of Rooms at the Four Seasons Sydney, replacing Mary Bowens. Dolan was most recently with the Plaza Hotel in New York City as Director of Rooms.

 

MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA

Jerry Inzerillo has been named Chief Executive Officer at the Diriyah Gate Development Authority. He was most recently with the Forbes Travel Guide as Chief Executive Officer.

Nemanja Acimovic has been appointed Director of Operations, United Arab Emirates for Millennium Hotels and Resorts in Dubai. He is the former General Manager at the Millennium Corniche Abu Dhabi and the Millennium Plaza Dubai.

Mustafa Ainen has been named Director of Operations, Middle East, at Millennium Hotels and Resorts in Dubai. Ainen is the former Cluster General Manager for the Centro Shaheen Jeddah and the Centro Waha Riyadh.

Jeff Rednour has been appointed General Manager at the Four Seasons Doha. He was most recently serving as General Manager at the Four Seasons Koh Samui.

The Four Seasons Serengeti has named Justin Stevens Resort Manager. He is the former Lodge Manager at Adamants Lodge and, most recently, Resort Manager at the One&Only Nyungwe House.

Guy Lindt is now in Jerusalem taking over as General Manager for Thomas Brugnatelli at the American Colony Hotel. Lindt, a Lausanne graduate, was most recently the General Manager at the Hôtel et Centre Thermal d’Yverdon-les-Bains in Switzerland.

Aurelio Giraudo has joined the Villa Rosa Kempinski Nairobi and Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara as General Manager, taking over from Kees Heuveling. Giraudo was most recently serving as General Manager of the Kempinski Fleuve Congo Hotel Kinshasa.

Jason Rodgers has been named Hotel Manager at the Four Seasons Bahrain Bay. He is the former Director of Rooms at the Four Seasons Doha and the Four Seasons Mauritius.

Elie Saliba has joined the InterContinental Doha as Resident Manager. He was most recently the Director of Food and Beverage at the InterContinental Jordan.

Renan Astolpho has joined the Four Seasons Dubai as Director of Food and Beverage. He was most recently in the same position at the Ritz-Carlton Osaka. Astolpho is the former Director of Outlets at the Ritz-Carlton Shanghai and Director of Food and Beverage for the Bvlgari Resort Bali.

The Four Seasons Mauritius has promoted Bernard Ramen to Director of Sales and Marketing. He joined the resort in 2012 as Associate Director of Sales before being promoted to his most recent role as Director of Sales.

 

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Edited by Susana Parks, Benoit Gateau-Cumin & Lisa Leroy
The Boutique Search Firm

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