Here is a roundup of people on the move during the week of December 20, 2010:
Gretta Brooks has been named regional vice president of sales and marketing for Dallas-based hotel and real estate management company Aimbridge Hospitality. She most recently served as senior director of global sales for Wyndham Hotel Group.
David L. Capps has been named vice president of development for Dallas-based hotel and real estate management company Aimbridge Hospitality. Prior to joining Aimbridge, Capps was the assistant vice president for Bailey Routzong Capital Advisors, a mergers and acquisitions consulting firm based in Houston.
Carl Emberson has taken over as general manager of the St. Regis Punta Mita Resort in Nayarit, Mexico. Emberson most recently was GM at the Grand Hyatt São Paulo.
Hilton Worldwide has appointed Jerome Luciani as general manager of the 220-room Hilton Villahermosa & Conference Center in Villahermosa, Mexico. Luciani previously served as director of food and beverage, Hilton Cancun Golf & Spa Resort.
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, White Plains, New York, has appointed Tim Roby as senior vice president of sales for North America. Most recently, Roby served as president and CEO of the Chicago Convention & Tourism Bureau.
David S. Ruger has been named manager of development for Dallas-based hotel and real estate management company Aimbridge Hospitality. He most recently was the associate financial analyst for Capital Hotel Management, a hotel asset management and investment advisory company.
Andreas Schuster will become the chief operating officer of Steigenberger Hotels and Resorts, Frankfurt, Germany, effective March 1, 2011. Schuster is currently the vice president of operations and business development with the Danubius Hotel Group.
David Sher has been named director of food and beverage at Fairmont Château Laurier in Ottawa, Canada. Sher has previously held a variety of F&B positions in Canada, the United States and Israel.