Ana Paul Hernandez
American Express Meetings & Events appointed Ana Paul Hernandez as its new head of Latin America and Caribbean. Hernandez was most recently responsible for operations in Mexico and Latin America. She has over two decades of meeting management experience and is currently the president-elect of the local PCMA chapter.
Jennifer Tomb joins the American Society of Microbiology as Assistant Director, Logistics and Exhibits. Most recently Tomb was with the American Geophysical Union.
Gemstone Hotels & Resorts appointed Kevin Dowdell regional director of sales and marketing for its New England resorts. Most recently, Dowdell was director of sales and marketing for Marriott Hotels & Resorts.
Fairmont Chateau Whistler appointed Wendy Hargreaves director of sales and marketing. Most recently, Hargreaves was director of brand marketing at Pomeroy Lodging.
Michael MacLeod was appointed director of sales and marketing at Gateway Canyons Resort & Spa in Colorado. Most recently, MacLeod was director of sales and marketing at Riviera Palm Springs in California.
Mark Wilmoth was promoted to president and CEO of PennWell Corp., organizers of the POWER-GEN brand and 60 other conferences and exhibitions worldwide. Wilmonth replaces Robert “Bob” Biolchini who announced his retirement after 15 years on the job.
Soo Lai Yin
Soo Lai Yin was appointed director of sales and marketing at Swissôtel Merchant Court, Singapore. Previously, Yun was regional director of sales and marketing at Millennium & Copthorne International.
Fairmont Hotel Vancouver appointed Brent Iverson director of sales and marketing. Most recently, Iverson was director of sales at the hotel.
Marriott’s flagship conference and events hotel, London Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square, has appointed Joe Carter as Director of Event Operations.
AlliedPRA announces Kiersten Olson of AlliedPRA South Florida has promoted to National Sales Manager.