Leading Meeting Professionals

Professional Convention Management Association

July 01 2014

People on the move

By PCMA

Kat Bryer

Kat Bryer has joined Visit Baltimore as a sales manager, coming from the Hyatt Regency Baltimore, where she worked for the past four years, first as a sales assistant and most recently as a senior sales manager. Bryer will be handling the Northeast territory.

Elodie Lacroix

Le Royal Monceau, Raffles Paris has appointed Elodie Lacroix director, sales and marketing. Most recently, Lacroix was director of global sales, France and Benelux, for Jumeirah Group.

Ruztique Toscano

The Omni Berkshire Place in New York City has appointed Ruztique Toscano director of sales and marketing. Toscano most recently was director of sales and marketing at Sofitel New York.

Zeynep Kayralci

Swissôtel Ankara in Turkey has named Zeynep Kayralci director of sales and marketing. Kayralci most recently was director of sales and marketing at Mövenpick Hotel Ankara.

Tim Xue

Raffles Hainan, China, has named Tim Xue director, sales and marketing. Most recently, Xue was director of sales and marketing at Dalian New World Hotel.

Renee Areng

Renee Areng, the assistant director of tourism for Visit Baton Rouge, is the new executive director of the Mississippi Gulf Coast Regional Convention and Visitors Bureau. Areng is currently executive vice president of sales and marketing at Visit Baton Rouge.

Robert Dean

The Ontario Convention Center is pleased to announce the appointment of Robert Dean as Director of Operations. Dean has nearly 20 years of experience in facilities and operations management, with professional certifications not only in the technical but also the safety code and labor requirements necessary for the job.

Nellie Freeborn

Little Rock Marriott, along with Davidson Hotels & Resorts, is pleased to welcome Nellie Freeborn as the new Director of Sales and Marketing for the Little Rock, AR hotel. Nellie brings with her more than 17 years of successful sales experience in the hospitality industry, including time spent at the Warner Center Marriott in Woodland Hills, CA.