People on the move

Here is a roundup of people recently on the move:

Marie-Christine Bittencourt was appointed head of sales and marketing at Palacio Tangara, San Paulo in Brazil. 

The Ranch appointed Lisa Boolootian director of operations. The Ranch is a healthy lifestyle company with The Ranch Malibu and The Ranch 4.0 at the Four Seasons Westlake Village, both in California.

Loews Hotels named Matthew Brenner chief financial officer, John Cottrill chief operations officer and George Fleck senior vice president of brands and marketing.

Patrick Cabido was appointed general manager at Martha’s Vineyard’s Kelley House in Massachusetts. Previously, Cabido was food and beverage director of Soho House New York.

Michael Canini was appointed general manager at Hilton Garden Inn Providence in Rhode Island. Currently operating as the Wyndham Garden Providence, the property is being rebranded and is scheduled to fly the Hilton Garden Inn flag in July.

Embassy Suites Minneapolis appointed Don Cook general manager and Richard Fischer director of sales. The hotel is scheduled to open in September.

Alain D’Addio was appointed general manager at Novotel New York Times Square in New York City. Most recently, D’Addio was general manager a Novotel Moscow City.

Michael Dunbar was appointed general manager at 21c Cincinnati. Previously, Dunbar held management roles at The Surrey in New York City.

Sandy Dutra was appointed director of travel industry sales at Trump International Hotel Chicago, Toronto and Washington, D.C. Most recently, Dutra was director of sales and marketing at Perry Cabin by Belmond in St. Michaels, Maryland.

Slifer Smith & Frampton Real Estate named John Pfeiffer vice president of sales and broker development for Summit and Eagle counties in Colorado.

Walter Hess was appointed vice president – rooms at Atlantis Sanya, Hainan Island, China. 

Susan Holland was appointed director of sales at the Tides Inn in Irvington, Virginia. Most recently, Holland was corporate sales manager at Early Mountain Vineyards in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Anne Janis was appointed director of sales and marketing at Hotel Granduca Houston. Previously, Janis was regional director of sales at Four Seasons and Resorts.

David Jurcak was appointed managing director at Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa in Austin, Texas. Most recently, Jurcak was managing director at The Omni Homestead Resort in Hot Springs, Virginia.

Paul Leroux was named general manager at Park Inn by Radisson Clarion in Pennsylvania.

Sharon Logan was appointed director of sales and marketing at Half Moon Resort in Montego Bay, Jamaica. Most recently, Logan was director of sales at the property.

Omni Hotels & Resorts appointed Laura McKoy creative director and vice president of interior design. Previously, McKoy was director of interior design for Omni.

Interstate Hotels & Resorts appointed Michael Miner senior vice president of operations. Miner comes to Interstate from HEI Hotels, where he managed a highly several assets, including Starwood, Marriott, Hilton and IHG properties throughout major U.S. markets.

Alberico Nunziata was appointed executive chef at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California. Most recently, Nunziata was executive chef at Hotel Casa del Mar in Santa Monica, California.

Corinthia Hotels appointed Diane Parker head of sales for the U.S. eastern region. Most recently, Parker was director of leisure sales for Chicago and Toronto at The Trump Hotels Collection.

Scott Pharr was promoted from assistant director of catering to director of catering at Hilton Anatole in Dallas.

Angela Pospichal-Heublein was promoted to individual business transient sales manager at The Commons Hotel in Minneapolis. Previously, Pospichal-Heublein was sales and marketing coordinator as well as social media coordinator at the hotel.

The Lanesborough in London appointed Marion Ryan executive head of sales and marketing. Most recently, Ryan was director of sales and marketing at the Savoy, also in London. 

Glenn Spanier was named general manager at Shertaon Suites Galleria, Atlanta. Most recently, Spanier was general manager at the DoubleTree Palm Beach Gardens in Florida.

Christophe Thomas was appointed general manager at SLS Beverly Hills in California.

Christian Wurm was appointed general manager at Hyatt Regency Hua Him and The Barai, in Thailand. Previously, Wurm was general manager at Park Hyatt Chennai in India.