Here is a roundup of people recently on the move:
Steve Contes has been appointed general manager of Pink Shell Beach Resort & Marina in Fort Myers Beach, Florida. Contes most recently was general manager of The Verve Crowne Plaza Boston/Natick.
The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colorado, has named Pepper Dombroski director of sales. Dombroski most recently was director of sales at the Grand Wailea in Maui, Hawaii.
Paul Edgecliffe-Johnson has been named group chief financial officer for IHG. Edgecliffe-Johnson most recently was chief financial officer for IHG’s Europe and Asia, Middle East and Africa regions.
Kevin Froemming has been named executive vice president and chief marketing officer for Playa Resorts Management, Fairfax, Virginia. Previously Froemming was president of Unique Vacations, the worldwide representatives of Sandals & Beaches Resorts.
Katja Graf has been appointed director of sales and marketing at Jumeirah Dhevanafushi and Jumeirah Vittaveli in Malé, Maldives. Graf most recently was director of sales for Jumeirah Zabeel Saray.
Alejandro Helbling has been appointed general manager of Capella Singapore. Helbling most recently was general manager of Dorado Beach, a Ritz Carlton Reserve in Puerto Rico.
Shadi Karameh has been appointed director of sales at Grand Millennium Dubai. Karameh most recently was assistant director of sales at Raffles Praslin Seychelles.
Chris Lane has been appointed director of sales for Victoria, Australia, for Pan Pacific Hotels Group. Lane previously was senior national account manager for the Melbourne Convention Bureau.
Jasmin Lim has been named general manager of Dorsett Cheras, Malaysia. Lim previously was general manager of Vivatel Kuala Lumpur.
Hospitality Ventures Management Group (HVMG), Atlanta, has named Ron Mader regional director of operations. Mader most recently led the transition team when HVMG assumed management of the Hyatt Regency Albuquerque in July.
The Westin Phoenix Downtown in Arizona has appointed Chad McDonald executive chef. McDonald previously was the property’s banquet sous chef.
Gary Morgenstern has been appointed general manager of Maison St. Charles Hotel in New Orleans. Morgenstern previously was the director of operations/general manager for the French Quarter Inns Boutique Hotels.
Brian Morris has been appointed director of sales at Sheraton and Westin Kansas City at Crown Center in Kansas City, Missouri. Morris most recently was director of sales and marketing at Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles.
Waterstone Resort & Marina in Boca Raton, Florida, has named Ronald Potter director of operations. Potter previously was vice president of operations for Federated Asset Managers, overseeing branded and independent properties in Peru, Panama, Puerto Rico and the United States.
Hilton London Metropole has named Gareth Quin director of sales. Quin most recently was director of sales at Hilton London Wembley.
Hans Ritten has been named general manager of Silversmith Hotel in Chicago. Ritten previously managed One Ocean Resort & Spa in Atlantic Beach, Florida.
The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colorado, has named John Rovie vice president of marketing, effective in January. Rovie currently is The Broadmoor’s director of sales.
Pullman Wuxi New Lake has appointed Humayoon Shaikhzadeh general manager. Shaikhzadeh most recently was general manager of the Grand Mercure Shenzhen Oriental Ginza.
John Tolbert has been named general manager of the Wailea Beach Marriott Resort & Spa on Maui and the Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa on Hawaii Island. Tolbert was most recently the principal and managing director of Revelation Consultancy.
Destination Hotels & Resorts, Englewood, Colorado, has appointed Marie Torres vice president of marketing and branding. Torres previously was senior director of marketing at Hyatt Hotels Corp.
Blue Residences in Aruba has named Jan van Nes general manager. Van Nes previously was general manager of Playa Linda Beach Resort in Aruba.
Gregor Wateler has been appointed general manager of Kerry Hotel Pudong, Shanghai. Wateler previously was general manager of the Shangri-La Hotel, Ningbo.
Pat Weldon has been named director of sales and marketing for The Heldrich in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Weldon was previously director of sales and marketing for the DoubleTree by Hilton located in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania.
Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa in Hawaii has appointed John Yeadon director of sales and marketing. Yeadon most recently was director of sales and marketing for Hyatt Regency Minneapolis.