Here is a roundup of people recently on the move:
John Burger has been appointed general manager at Hilton Guangzhou Tianhe in Guangzhou, China. Burger previously was at the helm of DoubleTree by Hilton Huaqiao/Kunshan.
The Renaissance London Heathrow Hotel has appointed Paul Davies general manager. Davies previously was general manager of the Twickenham Marriott.
Chicago-based Preferred Hotel Group has named Susan Devine area managing director of Southern Europe and vice president, business development. Devine previously was area managing director, Latin America and the Caribbean, for the company.
Kay Harrison-Mann has been appointed general manager of Macdonald Holyrood Hotel in Edinburgh, Scotland. Prior, Harrison-Mann was regional general manager of the Macdonald Old England Hotel and Spa in the Lake District.
Miami-based Interval International has appointed Sherif Khalil to vice president of resort sales and business development for Middle East and North Africa. Khalil most recently worked in the shared ownership industry.
Ed Linsley has been appointed general manager of The Nam Hai in Hoi An, Vietnam. Linsley previously was at the Four Seasons Resort Bali at Jimbaran Bay.
The Hanover Inn at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire, has appointed Joe Mellia general manager. Most recently, Mellia served as hotel manager of the Boston Harbor Hotel.
Hotel Villa Magna in Madrid has appointed Charles Morris general manager. Morris most recently was general manager of The Leela Palace Kempinski, New Delhi.
Chicago-based Preferred Hotel Group has appointed Ananya Narayan area managing director of Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa. Narayan will continue to hold his current role as senior vice president – global strategy for the company.
Grand Hyatt New York has named Eamon O’Brien director of sales. O’Brien most recently was associate director of sales for the Hyatt Regency in Chicago.
Gregory Philippe has been appointed director of food and beverage at Hotel Sofitel So Bangkok in Bangkok, Thailand. Prior, he was director of food and beverage at Sofitel Guangzhou Sunrich.
The Sheraton Nassau Beach Resort in Nassau, The Bahamas, has appointed Glenn Sampert general manager. Previously, Sampert served as general manager of The Westin Los Angeles Airport and hotel manager for the Westin Maui Resort & Spa.
Brandy Sawyer has been appointed director of sales and marketing at Breckenridge Hospitality in Breckenridge, Colorado. Most recently, Sawyer served as corporate director of sales for Sage Hospitality in Denver.
Kosmopolito Hotels International, Hong Kong, has appointed Philip Schaetz senior vice president of sales and marketing. Schaetz was previously vice president of revenue management and distribution for the Minor Hotel Group in Thailand.
Simon Soh has been appointed general manager of Centara Hotel Manila. Soh previously was training director for Elegant Group of Companies, Egypt.
Nicolas Vienne has been appointed executive chef at Hotel Sofitel So Bangkok in Bangkok, Thailand. Vienne previously headed the kitchen team at Sofitel Shanghai Hyland in China.
Hyatt 48 Lex in New York City has named Mark Wagner general manager. Wagner most recently was rooms executive at the Grand Hyatt New York.
Chicago-based Preferred Hotel Group has named Philipp Weghmann area managing director of Latin America and the Caribbean. Weghmann previously was regional director, Iberian Peninsula and Mediterranean, for the company.
Hyatt 48 Lex in New York City has named Deirdre Yack area director of sales and marketing. She will oversee all sales and marketing efforts for Hyatt 48 Lex and Hyatt Union Square, scheduled to open in 2012. Yack most recently was opening director of sales and marketing for Fashion 26 in Chelsea.