Here is a roundup of people recently on the move:
Murray Aitken has been named general manager of the Regent Bali, scheduled to open in June 2012 in the Sanur District of Bali, Indonesia. Most recently, Aitken was general manager of Fancourt Hotel & Spa on South Africa’s Garden Route.
Jens Baake has been appointed vice president of food and beverage at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut. Baake was most recently vice president of hospitality for Ameristar Casinos.
Sherwin Banda has been appointed general manager of The Table Bay Hotel in Cape Town, South Africa. Banda most recently was general manager of Luxe Rodeo Drive Hotel in California.
Stuart Chappell has been named general manager of Corinthia Hotel St. George’s Bay in St. Julian’s, Malta. Chappell previously was general manager for the Guoman Hotel Beijing.
The Westin Beach Resort & Spa, Fort Lauderdale, and Sheraton Fort Lauderdale Beach Hotel in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, have appointed Kevin Cooper complex executive chef. Cooper has previously served as the executive chef for Hyatt properties in Aruba, Grand Cayman, Texas, Illinois and California.
Mary Culbert has been appointed general manager of the Residence Inn by Marriott in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania. Culbert most recently was assistant general manager of the Country Inn and Suites in Newark, New Jersey.
The Liaison Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., has appointed Claudia Eggspuhler general manager. Eggspuhler most recently was general manager of Affinia Chicago.
Jean-Francois Gouvrit has been appointed general manager of The Ritz-Carlton, Sharm El Sheikh, on the southern tip of the Sinai Peninsula. Gouvrit previously was general manager of The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul.
Allison Grassetti has been named director of sales and marketing at Gateway Canyons Resort in Colorado. Grassetti most recently was national sales manager at Crested Butte Mountain Resort.
Paul Gregory has joined The Westin South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa, California, as executive chef. Gregory most recently was the executive chef and food and beverage director at the Hilton Long Beach Hotel.
Mark Kirsch has been named general manager of the Residence Inn by Marriott in downtown Louisville, Kentucky. Kirsch most recently was general manager of the SpringHill Suites by Marriott located northeast of Louisville.
Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, Toronto, has appointed Jean Michel Offe vice president, food and beverage. Offe most recently was group director, food and beverage, for Shangri-La Asia.
Vision Hospitality Group, Chattanooga, Tennessee, has named Reggie Piercy director of operations. Piercy previously has worked for companies including Marriott International, White Lodging and, most recently, Chartwell Hospitality.
Il Lugano in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, has named Joseph Quinn chef de cuisine. Quinn most recently was executive sous chef at the Sanctuary Golf Club on Sanibel Island, Florida.
Jim Risoleo has been named executive vice president and managing director – Europe, effective January 1, for Host Hotels & Resorts, Bethesda, Maryland. Risoleo previously served as executive vice president, chief investment officer for Host.
Kevin Rockey has been appointed general manager of Sanderson London. Rockey previously oversaw the pre-opening and management of the W Hotel in Leicester Square.
Alderbrook Resort & Spa in Union, Washington, has appointed Lucas Sautter executive chef. Sautter previously was lead banquet chef at Alderbrook.
Chuck Schoene has been named general manager of the Residence Inn St. Louis-Westport in St. Louis, Missouri. Schoene most recently was general manager of a Fairfield Inn & Suites in Columbia, Missouri.
Jeffrey Schoolcraft has been promoted to general manager of the SpringHill Suites by Marriott in Waterford, Connecticut. Schoolcraft most recently was assistant general manager of the hotel.
Andrew Tan has been appointed general manager of Orchard Hotel Singapore. Most recently, Tan was general manager of Millennium Gloucester and Millennium Bailey’s Hotel in London.
Shaun Wheeler has been named general manager of The Palace of the Lost City at Sun City in South Africa. Wheeler previously was general manager of the Intercontinental Johannesburg.
Eastin Grand Hotel Sathorn Bangkok, scheduled to open in January, has appointed Alan Wichert executive chef. Prior, he was a group executive chef for three restaurants in London: Aqua Brasserie, Souk Medina and Souk Bazaar.