Five-star resort promotes Stewart ElderFairmont St Andrews has appointed Stewart Elder as director of banqueting and events at Scotland’s five-star resort.
Having worked at the hotel since 2009, Stewart takes on the new role from his previous position as director of group sales. Reporting directly to the general manager, Stewart will oversee the day to day running of the events team and ensure the smooth operation of conference and banqueting throughout the hotel.
Moving forward Stewart will use his sales experience to play an integral part within the events and banquet teams ensuring all Fairmont standards and processes are met. The role will also see him continue to facilitate site and FAM trips, and provide consistency through the entire sales and event process.
John Keating, Fairmont St Andrews general manager, commented on Stewart’s appointment: “Stewart has been an integral part of the team at Fairmont St Andrews for the past six years, his experience in event management and social strengths will be hugely beneficial to everyone. It’s an extremely positive start to the new year and we’re looking forward to developing our banqueting and events offering with Stewart and the team throughout the coming months.”
Stewart Elder, banqueting and events director added: “I’m delighted to be leading the banqueting and events team at Fairmont St Andrews. We have an immensely talented and enthusiastic team on board and one I’m very much looking forward to working with and continuing to build our reputation as Scotland’s finest luxury resort.”