Leading Meeting Professionals

Professional Convention Management Association

September 15 2015

People On The Move

By PCMA

Ross Jefferson

Ross Jefferson has been appointed President and CEO at Destination Halifax, CA. Jefferson led the development of Discover Saint John, joining the new agency in 2010 as executive director. For nearly five years, he led a team that provided destination marketing services and marketed the region to national and international markets.

Jean-Pierre Soutric

Jean-Pierre Soutric will be joining Four Seasons, as senior vice president, sales & marketing. He will be seconded by Caroline Goux, promoted to vice president, sales, and Joelle Edwards-Tonks, promoted to vice president, marketing.

JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort

JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa named Mario Bass director of sales and marketing.

Myla Caceres

Ascott Limited appointed Myla Caceres director of sales and marketing for its Thailand properties. Previously, Caceres was director of sales and marketing at The Dusit Thani Bangkok.

InterContinental Hotels of San Francisco

InterContinental Hotels of San Francisco has made a number of new appointments: Candace Palec has been appointed Director of Group Sales, Michelle Gatschet Associate Director of Group Sales, Yael Rosenwald Director of National Accounts, Justin Isana Senior Sales Manager and Raymond Chan, Corporate Sales Manager.

Solera Smith

Solera Smith has been appointed as the InterContinental Mark Hopkins’ Director of Convention Services after being with the InterContinental Hotels Group for seven years and in the hospitality industry for 16.

Andreas Kohn

Andreas Kohn has been appointed Director of Sales & Marketing at The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore. No stranger to The Ritz-Carlton family, Andreas Kohn was the Director of Sales & Marketing at The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore from 2007 to 2012.

Rob Stirling

Rob Stirling has been appointed director of sales and marketing at Cape Rey Carlsbad, a Hilton Resort. In his new role, Stirling will oversee sales, marketing, catering and conference services activities.

Oetker Collection

Oetker Collection named Joelle Edwards-Tonks vice president of marketing, Caroline Goux vice president of sales and Jean-Pierre Soutric senior vice president of sales and marketing.

Lisa Lepage

Lisa Lepage was appointed director of sales and marketing for Calgary Airport Hotels and Conference Center in Alberta, Canada. Most recently, Lepage was senior sales manager for the Calgary Airport Hotels and Conference Center.

Dmitri Pekhterev

Interval International promoted Dmitri Pekhterev to assistant vice president of resort sales and service. Most recently, Pekhterev was director for Central America and the Andean region at Interval International.

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