People on the move

Here is a roundup of people recently on the move:

Benchmark Hospitality International in Houston has named Warren Breaux corporate director of national sales. Breaux was previously director of sales and marketing for Lansdowne Resort near Washington, D.C.

Lindsey Brodeur has been named general manager of the Hampton Inn & Suites Hartford/Farmington in Farmington, Connecticut. Brodeur previously served as general manager of a Holiday Inn Express in Southington, Connecticut.

Sven Cepon has been appointed executive chef at Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa in Male, Maldives. Cepon previously served as executive sous chef for the W Retreat & Spa Maldives.

Geneviève Dumas has been appointed general manager of Fairmont Le Château Montebello in Montebello, Quebec. Most recently Dumas was general manager of the Marriott Residence Inn and Hilton Homewood Suites in Mont-Tremblant.

Todd Felsen has been named general manager of Cheyenne Mountain Resort in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Felsen was most recently managing director for The Claremont Hotel Club & Spa in Berkeley, California.

Denis Gruhier has been appointed general manager of Cinnamon Lakeside in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Gruhier most recently was group general manager at Sunway Resort Hotel and Spa.

Koloa Landing at Poipu Beach Wyndham Grand Resort in Kauai, Hawaii, has appointed Frank Guarin general manager. Guarin previously worked at the Sheraton Kauai Resort as hotel manager.

Donald Hansen has been named general manager of the Holiday Inn Oceanfront-Hilton Head Island in South Carolina. Hansen previously was general manager of Hilton Garden Inn on Hilton Head Island.

Douglas Hustad has been named managing director of Turnberry Isle Miami. Hustad previously was vice president/general manager of The Inn on Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina.

The Hay-Adams in Washington, D.C., has named Jeffrey Jones director of sales and marketing. Jones previously was a director of sales and marketing with Intercontinental Hotels and The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company.

The BodyHoliday in St. Lucia has welcomed Mark Lyttleton-Frances as general manager. Lyttleton-Frances most recently served at regional general manager for development with MacDonald Hotels and Resorts in the United Kingdom.

The Fairmont Chateau Whistler in Whistler, British Columbia, has named Norm Mastalir managing director. Mastalir most recently was managing director at The Fairmont Southampton. 

George McGann has been named vice president, managing director and general manager of The Wigwam in Phoenix. Previously, McGann was vice president and managing director for the Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel and Conference Center.

Wyndham Exchange & Rentals has appointed Bob Milne president, Wyndham Vacation Rentals North America. Milne most recently served as minority owner and CEO of The Resort Company.

The Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles has named Thomas Ryan executive chef. Ryan most recently served as executive chef for The Resort at Pelican Hill in Newport Beach and Montage Hotels in Deer Valley, Utah.

Perrot Thierry has been appointed general manager of InterContinental Crowne Plaza and Staybridge Suites Abu Dhabi Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Thierry’s most recent role was in Egypt as area general manager for IHG Citystars and general manager for InterContinental Cairo Citystars.

John Wagner has been named area managing director and general manager of the Westin Casuarina Resort & Spa in Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands. Previously, Wagner was general manager of the Renaissance Denver Hotel in Denver, Colorado.

The Hay-Adams in Washington, D.C., has appointed Andrew Welch director of food and beverage. Welsh previously was general manager of The Inn at Little Washington in Washington, Virginia.