People on the move

Here is a roundup of people recently on the move:

Dallas-based Rosewood Hotels & Resorts has appointed Paul Arnold vice president of development of the company’s global development team for the Middle East, Africa and Indian Ocean. Arnold joins Rosewood following 12 years working globally with Ernst & Young.

Erik Berger has been named general manager of The St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort, Puerto Rico. Berger comes to the hotel from the Moana Surfrider, a Westin Resort & Spa in Honolulu, Hawaii, where he was also general manager.

Sheraton Hotels & Resorts in White Plains, New York, has promoted Noah Brodsky to vice president of global brand management. Brodsky most recently was in Starwood’s Strategic Initiatives group, where he spearheaded several food and beverage initiatives.

Russ Burbank has been named general manager of Hilton Santa Fe Golf Resort and Casino at Buffalo Thunder and the adjacent Homewood Suites by Hilton hotel in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Burbank most recently had been consulting with investment groups, hotels and casinos doing market studies and business evaluations.

Mandy Fan has been appointed director of development (China) at Langham Hospitality Group in Hong Kong. Fan was formerly director of sales and marketing of The Langham Yangtze Boutique Shanghai.

Thanyapura in Phuket, Thailand, has appointed Robert Hauck group president of its hotel and sport facilities. Hauck most recently was general manager at the Raffles Grand Hotel d’Angkor in Cambodia.

Phillip Haugen has been named general manager for the Northern Quest Resort & Casino in Airway Heights, Washington. Haugen had been serving as acting general manager there.

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide in White Plains, New York, has named Bob Jacobs vice president of brand management, North America, for its Sheraton and Westin Hotels. Jacobs garnered more than 20 years of brand management and marketing communications experience at Procter & Gamble.

Colleen Kareti has been appointed general manager at the Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort & Spa in Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico. She was previously general manager at Hyatt Regency Irvine in Irvine, California.

Jean-Pierre Lamarre has been named general manager of the Courtyard by Marriott Washington Capitol Hill/Navy Yard in Washington, D.C. Lamarre previously was general manager of the Courtyard by Marriott Baltimore Inner Harbor Hotel.

St. Lucia’s Coconut Bay Beach Resort & Spa has named Eike Lauff executive chef. Lauff has more than 20 years experience as a chef in various hotels and restaurants across Germany and Western Canada. 

Reuben Mifsud has been appointed general manager at Corinthia Beach Resort in St Julians, Malta. Mifsud has been with CHI since 2000, most recently as director of operations at the Corinthia Hotel Tripoli, Libya.

Virgil Napier has been named director of sales and marketing of W Retreat & Spa – Vieques Island. Napier most recently was director of sales and marketing at the Viceroy Anguilla.

Quebec-based Groupe Germain Hospitality has appointed Didier Obeuf vice president of operations. Most recently Obeuf was the regional asset manager for Westmont Hospitality, overseeing the Fairmont portfolio in Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa and Quebec.

Interstate Hotels & Resorts in Arlington, Virginia, has named Julie Pangelinan chief financial officer. Pangelinan previously was chief financial officer of Sunrise Senior Living Inc.

Dipak Paul has been appointed general manager at Ramada Downtown Dubai. He previously worked in Nairobi, where he opened Crown Plaza Hotel.

The Mission Inn Hotel & Spa in Riverside, California, has appointed Diana Rosure general manager. Rosure most recently served as the property’s director of spa and retail.

IHG has named Paul Snyder vice president, corporate responsibility, in the Americas region. Snyder most recently served as vice president, portfolio operations, the Americas, for IHG.

Houston-based Benchmark Hospitality International has named Lisa Maria Stice vice president of global online marketing. Stice was previously global director of online marketing for the company.

Gino Tan has been appointed general manager at Grand Millennium Beijing. Prior, Tan was the general manager of New World Dalian Hotel.

Ellen Burke Van Slyke has been named director of restaurant development for the Americas region at Hilton Worldwide. Burke Van Slyke joins Hilton from Loews Hotels, where she served as corporate creative director of food and beverage.