Brandon Lindley, CMP, CPCE, CSEP has joined The Ritz-Carlton, Rancho Mirage as Senior Manager of Meetings and Special Events, effective immediately. Lindley was previously Catering Conference Manager at The Venetian and The Palazzo in Las Vegas.
Kevin Wolfe, General Manager, Freeman Audio Visual Ottawa, is pleased to announce the appointment of Richard Robert to Director of Sales for the company’s Ottawa branch, one of our largest and most successful Freeman operations.
Salishan Spa & Golf Resort in Gleneden Beach on Oregon’s central coast is pleased to announce the appointment of Lindsey Youngren to the position of Director of Sales and Marketing.
Edlen Electrical Exhibition Services, the nation’s largest independent electrical contractor to the convention and trade show industry, is pleased to announce Donica Young to their Seattle office as national sales manager. Donica comes to Edlen with over 20 years of experience in the trade show and event industry.
Susi Li has been appointed Director of Sales and Marketing at Marco Polo Lingnan Tiandi Foshan in Susi Li, China. Susi started her hotel career 11 years ago
Atlanta-based Hotel Equities announced Natalie Munlin as the Director of Sales for the soon-to-be-completely renovated DoubleTree by Hilton DFW Arlington South in Arlington, Texas.
Vincent de Croock
Vincent de Croock has been named Director of Sales, Marketing & Events at Hyatt Times Square New York. Prior to this role, de Croock was the Director of Sales & Marketing at De L’Europe in Amsterdam, in which he managed a team of 19 to achieve 14 consecutive record-setting months in room revenue.
W San Francisco is pleased to announce the appointment of Gabriele Originario as director of beverage & food. With nearly 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Originario will oversee operations for W San Francisco’s acclaimed beverage and food program, including the hotel’s signature TRACE restaurant.
Jeff Spence brings 25 years of proven hospitality experience to the position of regional director of sales, including seven years with JQH. Most recently, he served as an effective general manager of the Sheraton West Des Moines Hotel in Iowa.
Global Experience Specialists (GES), a global full service provider for live events, announced that Larry Harrison has joined the company as general manager of Toronto. Harrison has led operations and sales across a number of industries covering manufacturing, distribution, signage and broadcasting. Most recently, Harrison was the general manager for Acklands-Grainger Inc., responsible for its Canada, Atlantic Region.