Appointments

Showforce appoints new Head of Production HR

Showforce's Danilo and Ian
Showforce, the event industry’s leading provider of staffing solutions has announced the appointment of a new head for their dedicated Production HR department.
Italian born Danilo Zuccaro joins the team at Showforce’s Dubai office after spending nine years as a freelance stage manager and sound engineer. Having worked on a complete range of events from festivals to fashion weeks and classical concerts to European music tours, Danilo is looking forward to managing projects even further afield.


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CWT Meetings & Events UK & Ireland appoints new Commercial Director

CWT Meetings & Events UK & Ireland has today announced the appointment of Julie Norburn as Commercial Director, CWT Meetings & Events UK & Ireland who will start her new role in mid October. .
Julie will be furthering the commercial strategy alongside the CWT Meetings & Events’ UK & Ireland leadership team Ian Cummings, Liz Quinton and Andrea Petrucci.


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Beth Daniel rejoins AlliedPRA Palm Springs, as National Sales Manager

Beth Daniel
AlliedPRA, Inc., a global leader in the destination management company (DMC) sector, has announced the appointment of Beth Daniel, DMCP to the AlliedPRA Palm Springs office as National Sales Manager, according to Marty Mullen, Senior Vice President of AlliedPRA Corporate West. As a key leader on the Palm Springs team, Daniel is responsible for developing new business, increasing revenue streams and managing the programs, while building strong relationships with local contacts to firmly establish AlliedPRA as the industry leader for DMC requirements in the Palm Springs region.

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Nira Hotels & Resorts appoints Giuseppe Artolli as General Manager of Nira Montana

Nira Hotels & Resorts has appointed Mr Giuseppe Artolli as General Manager of the group’s first Italian property, Nira Montana, scheduled to open on 5th December 2014 in La Thuile, Val d’Aosta.
Boasting a distinguished international career, Giuseppe took his first steps in the hospitality industry at the end of the ‘70s. He took up several appointments both in the UK and Germany in leading five star hotels, including Munich’s Bayerischer Hof, the luxurious Hotel Le Bristol in Paris and the Hotel Hermitage in Monte Carlo.


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Travelport announces the appointment of three additional Non-Executive Directors to its Board

Travelport Worldwide Limited (Travelport) has announced the appointment to its Board of Directors of Elizabeth Buse, former Executive Vice President of Visa Inc. and currently Co-CEO and member of the Board of Directors of Monitise PLC; Michael Durham, former President and Chief Executive Officer of Sabre Group Holdings and currently a  member of the Board of Directors of Hertz Global Holdings; and Douglas Hacker, former Executive Vice President, Strategy of UAL Corporation and current member of the Board of Directors of Aircastle Ltd.

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Two new appointments in Asia for Raffles Hotels & Resorts

Pieter Van der Hoeven
Pieter Van der Hoeven has been appointed as General Manager at Raffles Grand Hotel d’Angkor, Siem Reap, extending his existing role as General Manager, Raffles Hotel Le Royal, Phnom Penh. Van der Hoeven will lead the teams at both Raffles hotels in Cambodia, taking responsibility for the overall operations, performance and strategic direction for the hotels. Van der Hoeven joined the Raffles family in Phnom Penh in August 2013 from Outrigger Asia Pacific, where he was Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Asia Pacific.

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LSO St Luke’s expands team alongside staff promotions

Victoria Steinitz
Historical events venue LSO St Luke’s has expanded its team and promoted two long-standing staff members following a successful year.
Nathan Budden joins the team in the role of Stage Manager. Nathan, who has previous experience working at the Sydney Opera House, brings a fresh face to the venue as it approaches the 2014/15 season.


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