Leading Meeting Professionals

Professional Convention Management Association

October 11 2013

People on the Move This Month


Alex Cabañas and Greg Champion

Alex Cabañas has been named president and CEO of Benchmark Hospitality International. Benchmark also announced it will promote Greg Champion to executive vice president and COO. Both positions will officially start on Jan. 1, 2014.

Firuza Sharma

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group owned Radisson Blu Hotel in the Paschim Vihar region of Delhi NCR has roped in Firuza Sharma as the director, marketing and sales. She will be based out of Delhi and will be reporting to Preet Inder Singh, general manager, Radisson Blu New Delhi Paschim Vihar.

Mike Rayburn

The Embassy Suites Denver Downtown - Convention Center has announced that Mike Rayburn is now serving as the Director of Sales & Marketing.

Melissa Price Belluomini

Hyatt Regency Santa Clara in California has appointed Melissa Price Belluomini director of sales and marketing. Belluomini most recently was director of sales at Oakland Marriott City Center and Oakland Convention Center.

Colin Sanderson

Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa in Galena, Illinois, has named Colin Sanderson director of sales and marketing. Sanderson previously was senior vice president of sales, Americas, for BridgeStreet Corporate Housing Residences and Suites, Herndon, Virginia.

Pauline Ng

Pauline Ng has been appointed director of sales at Singapore Marriott Hotel. Ng most recently was assistant director of sales for MICE at the Mandarin Oriental Singapore.

Bill Lemmon

Wyndham Jade has announced that it has added Bill Lemmon, director of sales, national accounts and business development, to its growing sales force. Bill’s sales focus is large national associations and the for-profit marketplace.

Lili Larson

Wyndham Jade has added Lili Larson, director of national accounts, to its sales force to answer the growing needs of the national and state association market who are seeking innovative convention housing and registration solutions and site selection services.