Appointments

AECC appoints a new Non-Executive Board Member

Carol Benzie and Brian Horsburgh
Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre (AECC) has announced the appointment of a new Non-Executive Board Member. 
Carol Benzie, Managing Director of Aberdeen International Airport, this month joins the AECC Board.  Having been part of the management team at the airport since 2008, Carol has held the role of Managing Director since October 2013.  Carol is a key figure in the Aberdeen business community and is also a Board member of the Aberdeen and Grampian Chamber of Commerce.


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Alila Hotels and Resorts announces two senior appointments

Leading boutique hotelier Alila Hotels & Resorts has announced two new management appointments. Patrick Murray has joined as General Manager for Alila Jakarta and Siddharth Biswas has been appointed as Resident Manager at Alila Villas Uluwatu.

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The Savoy appoints Marion Ryan as Director of Sales and Marketing

Marion Ryan has recently been appointed Director of Sales and Marketing for The Savoy and will be responsible for heading up the 30-strong team at the hotel, which celebrates its 125th anniversary this year.

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New appointment at Seventa Events

Karen Speeden
Seventa Events has welcomed Karen Speeden as the new addition to the expanding events team.
Karen joins the team with over 8 years experience in Events Management, Planning, PR & Marketing.


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InterContinental Fiji welcomes Javed Shameem as Business Development Executive

Javed Shameem,  Business Development Executive
InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa has announced the appointment of Javed Shameem to Business Development Executive, to be based in market at its sister property, the Holiday Inn Suva.
Javed joins award-winning InterContinental Fiji following almost three years as a Business Development Executive at Sofitel Fiji Resort & Spa. With a reputation for responsive, personalized and seamless service, Javed Shameem offers a professional sales approach and invaluable insight into client expectations.


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New Executive Assistant Manager promoted at Amwaj Rotana Jumeirah Beach – Dubai

Michael Kempf, Executive Assistant Manager, Amwaj Rotana Jumeirah Beach – Dubai
Amwaj Rotana’s Michael Kempf, previous Director of Front Office, has been promoted to become the hotel’s new Executive Assistant Manager. With formal qualifications in Hospitality Management from Germany, Michael brings with him more than 17 years of luxury hospitality experience from the UK, Europe and the UAE.

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MCC adds talent to events team at Lord’s

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Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) has announced the appointment of Alanna Nouwens, who will take on the role of Meetings and Events Sales Executive as the Ground celebrates its Bicentennial year.
Nouwens joins the events team from three years with the National Trust at Ham House and Garden, where she focused on visitor experience, and managing a large team of staff and volunteers in order to meet membership recruitment targets. She also assisted with the planning, marketing and implementation of events, in addition to visitor experience.


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