The Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau has announced that Gina dePingre’ has been appointed as sales and service coordinator. She will support the convention and tourism sales department as she focuses on selling group tours, convention and meeting space, and more than 10,000 hotel rooms. She previously worked as membership director at the Denton Chamber of Commerce in Denton, Texas.
Aquarian, Shepard’s entertainment and production arm, has named Chris Cherek as director of sales and as executive producer. Cherek has managed and produced large-scale experiential event programs for more than 25 years. He helped produce events such as a fan experience for a PGA tournament and a national tour for Kellogg’s Special K. In his new role, Cherek will help accelerate the company’s growth while helping it maintain high levels of customer service.
Rosewood Hotels & Resorts has named Sharon Cabral as the area director of sales and marketing for Northern California. Cabral, a 20-year industry veteran, most recently served as director of sales and marketing at Rosewood Sand Hill. Before joining Rosewood Hotels & Resorts, she worked as director of sales and marketing at the Omni San Francisco and the Mandarin Oriental San Francisco.
AMR International has appointed Adam Wendelboe as head of its analytics team. In this role, he will enhance the use of analytics across strategy, operations, and M&A. Wendelboe has more than 15 years of industry experience, and most recently worked as head of business analytics for KPMG Boxwood. He also held multiple strategy positions at Thomson Reuters in its Boston, New York, and London offices.