People on the move

Here is a roundup of people recently on the move:

Amin Al Huneidi has been appointed director of sales at The St. Regis Doha. Al Huneidi most recently was director of sales and marketing at Al Sondos Suites and Dar Al Sondos Hotel Apartments by Le Meridien, Dubai.

The Omni Amelia Island Plantation, Florida, has named Alan Barker director of security. Barker most recently was director of security at The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota.

IHG has named Keith Barr chief commercial officer, effective June 1. Barr is currently chief executive, greater China, for IHG.

Dolce Hotels and Resorts, Rockleigh, New Jersey, has appointed James Bennett vice president of sales, North America. Bennett previously was the leader in the New York City metro market for Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide.

Martin Cramer has been appointed general manager of Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel and Resort. Cramer previously was general manager of the Sheraton Muscat Hotel in Oman.

Loews Hotels & Resorts, New York City, has appointed Tracey Gamble vice president, acquisitions and development. Gamble most recently served as vice president with Lubert-Adler Partners.

The Westin La Paloma in Tucson, Arizona, has hired James Gelfand as director of sales and marketing. Gelfand most recently was director of sales and marketing at Turnberry Isle Miami.

Linda Grugnale has been named general manager of the La Quinta Inn & Suites in Manchester, New Hampshire. Grugnale most recently was area account executive for Marriott International Sales Force One New England North.

The Warwick New York Hotel has appointed Kelly Leftheris director of sales and marketing. Leftheris previously was director of sales and marketing at the Crowne Plaza in Clark, New Jersey.

Mark Lyttleton-Frances has been named general manager of the Radisson Aruba Resort, Casino & Spa. Lyttleton-Frances most recently  was general manager of The BodyHoliday Le Sport in St. Lucia.

IHG has named Kenneth MacPherson chief executive, greater China, effective June 1. MacPherson is currently general manager and board director of Diageo’s Sichuan Shuijingfang Co. Ltd.

Philip Mahoney has been named vice president, food and beverage, at Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, Brussels. Mahoney previously was area vice president for Hotel Missoni and Radisson Blu in the United Kingdom and Ireland.

GHM, Singapore, has appointed Hansjörg Meier senior vice president. Meier previously was general manager of the Setai South Beach in Miami.

Loews Vanderbilt Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee, has appointed Tony Phillips general manager. Phillips most recently was the hotel’s director of operations.

Kirk Rose has been named president of Marcus Hotels & Resorts, Milwaukee. Rose most recently was a partner in private equity group Salt Creek Hospitality LLC.

Cristian Sariego has been named senior vice president and general manager of The Cove Atlantis and The Reef Atlantis resorts in The Bahamas. Most recently, Sariego was general manager of The Ritz-Carlton in Santiago, Chile.

Ralph Scatena has been named general manager of JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa in Palm Desert, California. Most recently, Scatena was the regional vice president of sales and marketing on Marriott Hotels & Resorts’ western regional team.

All Inclusive Collection, Miami, has appointed Ash Tembe vice president of global sales. Tembe most recently served as director of North American field sales for Palace Resorts, as well as vice president of resort sales and marketing at Bimini Bay Resort and Marina.