Leading Meeting Professionals

Professional Convention Management Association

June 09 2014

People on the move


Andrew Farrow

FRHI Hotels & Resorts, Toronto, has appointed Andrew Farrow director of marketing, Europe. Farrow most recently was director of regional marketing, U.K. and Ireland, for Hilton Worldwide.

Michael Hennessy

Michael Hennessy has been named director of sales at The Mayflower Renaissance Washington, DC Hotel. Hennessy most recently was market sales leader of catering for the west-south-central region at Marriott International.

Suzanne Shogren

The Willard InterContinental in Washington, D.C., has named Suzanne Shogren area director of sales and marketing. Most recently, Shogren was regional director of sales and marketing for PM Hospitality Strategies. 

Vickie Omura and Grant Hickman

Vickie Omura has bee appointed to the newly-created position of vice president, Meet Hawaii – citywide sales and marketing, and Grant Hickman to regional director of accounts – Midwest, rounding out the team leading HCC’s sales efforts.

Chris Bason

CWT Meetings & Events has appointed Chris Bason as head of events. Chris starts his new role today and will be responsible for managing the growing live events team, delivering end-to-end services including event strategy, creative, production, technology and full project management.