People on the move

Here is a roundup of people recently on the move:

IHG appointed Jorge Apaez chief operating officer of Mexico, Latin America and The Carribbean. Most recently, Apaez was senior vice president of hotel operations for the Western U.S. and Mexico.

Wyndham Worldwide appointed Nadeen Ayala senior vice president of communications. Ayala joins Wyndham from Starwood Hotels & Resorts. 

Hyatt Place Bloomington/Normal in Illinois named Rodney Brittain general manager and Rini Wulandari Stoltz director of sales and marketing.

Nathan Brown was appointed exeutive chef at Fairmont Pacific Rim. Most recently, Brown was exeutive chef at The Ritz-Carlton Beijing, Financial Street.

Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort named Catterina Calderon director of human resources and Meaghan Walsh director of finance.

Robert Cima was appointed regional vice president and general manager of the Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village in California. Cima will continue to oversee Four Seasons hotels in Los Angeles, Whistler, Vancouver, Lanai, Buenos Aires and Bogota. 

Provenance Hotels named Melanie Cooke as director of revenue management and Larry Tsoumas as director of sales at Hotel 1000 in Seattle. 

Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina in the British Virgin Islands appointed Daniel de Kok director of finance, Denise Gordon-Morrison spa manager, James Miller managing director and Douglas Nelson general manager.

The New York Palace appointed Josephine Fontana senior group sales manager and Jackie Kelley entertainment sales manager.

Brent Forshag was named director of sales and marketing at the InterContinental New Orleans. Most recently, Forshag was vice president of sales and marketing at HRI Lodging.

One&Only Resorts/Kerzner International Holdings Limited appointed Rose Genovese vice president of sales for the Americas. Most recently, Genovese was regional vice president of sales and marketing for North America at Langham Hospitality Group.

Matt Hale was appointed executive chef at Skamania Lodge, A Destination Hotel, in Stevenson, Washington. 

Playa Hotels & Resorts B.V appointed Larry Harvey chief financial officer.

Diplomat Resort & Spa Hollywood, a Curio – A Collection by Hilton hotel, named Gary Klinefelter executive chef and Chris Walling director of food and beverage.

The Family Coppola Resorts named Myriam Kournaf managing director of its luxury hotel group. Kournaf has managed the Montalembert Hotel in Paris for the past nine years.

Christine Loose was promoted to general manager of The American Club and Inn in Kohler, Wisconsin. Previously, Loose was director of hotels at The American Club and Inn.

Crestline Hotels & Resorts appointed David Makarsky chief operating officer. Mosr recently, Makarsky was executive vice president of resorts at Gold Key/PHR Hotels  & Resorts.

Steigenberger appointed Monica Mascaros hotel development advisor, Siegfried Nierhaus vice president for the Middle East and Asia and Andrea Werner regional director of sales for the Middle East.

Nongluck Narkman was named director of sales and marketing for The Westin Grande Sukhumvit, Bangkok.

Michael Nenner was named general manager of Gurney’s Montauk Resort & Seawater Spa in the Hamptons. 

Casa de Campo in the Dominican Republic appointed Patricia Perez-Sahin senior director of group sales. Most recently, Perez-Sahin was director of the Dominican Republic Tourism Board based in Chicago.

Matthew Quick was appointed rooms executive at The Ritz-Carlton Lodge, Reynolds Plantation in Greensboro, Georgia.

Pan Pacific Hotels Group appointed Vlad Reyes area general manager of China and general manager of Pan Pacific Suzhou. Most recently, Reyes was cluster general manager of Hilton Nanjing Riverside and Doubletree by Hilton Wuhu.

St. Joe Club & Resorts named Todd Rogers corporate executive chef for the club’s nine restaurants at The Pearl Hotel and WaterColor Inn & Resort in Florida.

Deanna Stein was promoted to senior sales executive at the JW Marriott Camelback Inn Resort & Spa in Scottsdale, Arizona. Most recently, Stein was destination sales executive at the hotel. 

Halekulani Corporation appointed Mary Suenaga project manager.

Marriott International appointed Paul Thomas director of international hotel development for the UK and Ireland. Thomas joins Marriott from Whitebridge Hospitality.

Rusty Wallace was promoted to regional vice president of operations for Omni Hotels & Resorts. Most recently, Wallace was area managing director for Omni.

Angelo Zuccala was appointed general manager of the Crowne Plaza Bucharest Hotel. Previously, Zuccala was executive assistant manager at the InterContinental Bucharest.