People on the move

Here is a roundup of people recently on the move:

Carlos Abaunza has been appointed general manager of The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun in Mexico. Abaunza most recently served as general manager of the Hilton Cancun Golf & Spa Resort.

The Sands at Grace Bay, Turks & Caicos, has appointed Mona Beeson general manager. Beeson most recently served as resident manager at The Regent Palms Resort, Turks & Caicos.

Rocco Bova has been named resident manager at Les Pavillons, Mauritius. Bova previously was F&B director at Al Bustan Palace, Muscat.

Marc de Beer has been appointed general manager of Hilton Beijing Wangfujing in Beijing. Prior, de Beer was general manager of the Conrad Brussels.

Atlanta-based Hotel Equities has promoted Elizabeth Derby to vice president of sales and marketing. Derby previously was director of sales and marketing for the company.

Malana deSilva has been named general manager of Aston at Poipu Kai on Kauai, Hawaii. She was previously general manager for three Kauai condominium resorts including Kiahuna Plantation, Pono Kai Resort and Kauai Coast Resort.

The Stafford London by Kempinski has appointed Katerina Esakova director of sales. Most recently, Esakova served at acting assistant director of sales/business development manager at The Langham, London.

Michael Green has joined the Hilton Shreveport as general manager. Green most recently operated The Green Team Inc., his own independent hospitality services company.

Marcus Loevenforst has been named general manager of The Istanbul Edition. Loevenforst most recently served as hotel manager of The Ritz-Carlton, Moscow.

Richard Moreau has been promoted to executive vice president and chief operating officer at Strategic Hotels & Resorts, Chicago. Moreau previously was executive vice president – asset management.

Austin Robinson has been appointed general manager of Nova Hotel & Spa Pattaya, Centara Boutique Collection and Centra Pattaya Resort in Pattaya, Thailand. Robinson previously was general manager of the Mantra Portsea.

El Dorado Spa Resorts & Hotels and Azul Hotels by Karisma, Miami, has appointed Richard Rodriguez director of sales and marketing. Rodriguez most recently was director of leisure sales and marketing at Occidental Hotels & Resorts.

Alexandre Usseglio has been appointed director of food and beverage at The St. Regis Tianjin in Tianjin, China. Usseglio most recently was assistant director of food and beverage at Hotel Mulia Senayan in Jakarta.