Leading Meeting Professionals

Professional Convention Management Association

August 08 2016

People On The Move


Amber Levy

The Association of Junior Leagues International today announced that Amber Levy has joined AJLI as Director of Membership, a new position. In that role, she will be responsible for leading the implementation of the Association's Membership Model Rollout as part of a multi-year, multi-disciplinary strategy for The Junior League of the future.

Binu S. Varghese

Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai announced the joining of Binu S. Varghese as the new Director of Sales to further develop their growing portfolio of international, regional and national accounts. He comes with a wealth of experience within the Industry, having an outstanding track record.

Maria Chevalier

Hilton Worldwide has named Maria Chevalier executive director of business travel sales. Chevalier previously served as global vice president of corporate incubation at Travelport.

Rich McGonnigal

Four Seasons Hotel Austin has announced the appointment of Rich McGonnigal as Director of Sales and Marketing, overseeing sales, catering, public relations and reservations at the 291-room luxury hotel in downtown Austin.

Hana Al Toaimi and Ahmed Dahmash

NOBU Hotel Riyadh and General Manager Mark Carnazzola announced key management appointments in preparation for its much anticipated opening.
The hotel, one of a handful scheduled to open around the world, will follow Nobu Hospitality’s first Las Vegas project, a boutique hotel within Caesars Palace Las Vegas. From Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia, Hana Al Toaimi has been working over 20 years in the Human Resources sector. She first built her experience in the Education field in different schools and then developed her skills in the Hospitality business, mainly in the East region of the Kingdom where she is from. From Cairo, Egypt, with 25 years of luxury hotel management, Ahmed Dahmash is no newcomer to the hospitality business. From Sales Manager to Country Director of International Sales with Hilton Worldwide, Ahmed’s experience includes both hotel based and corporate office based positions in the Middle East, including Riyadh, Jeddah and Kuwait City.

Julie Moye

LBA Hospitality, a full-scale hotel management, development and consulting firm, has named Terri Elorreaga general manager and Julia Moye director of sales for the soonto-open, 124-room Courtyard by Marriott Fort Worth. A 19-year veteran of the hospitality industry, Moye will head the sales department of the new Courtyard by Marriott, where she will foster new customer relationships within the community.

Bonnie St. Dryden

Hacienda Del Sol Guest Ranch Resort, a historic Tucson landmark celebrates the promotion of Bonnie St. Dryden to Director of Group Sales. Director of Group Sales, Bonnie St. Dryden previously ensured unforgettable guest experiences at The Hacienda Del Sol Guest Ranch Resort.

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