ROBERTO MARTINOLI has been appointed CEO of Silversea Cruises, effective 19 September. A Silversea board member since 2013, Martinoli takes over as CEO following a long career in the cruise industry, including spells with Carnival, Costa and Norwegian cruises. He replaces Enzo Visone.
PHILIPPINE CHEREQUE has been named as the new president of American Express Global Business, effective immediately. In this newly-created position, Chereque will continue to oversee the company’s commercial and product technology organisations, as well as assuming new responsibilities.
STEPHANE DAILLENCOURT has become the new president & CEO of Asia Aviation Capital, AirAsia’s aircraft leasing unit. A French national, Daillencourt has more than 30 years’ experience in buying, selling, financing and leasing aircraft, most recently with GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS).
FIONA SHANLEY has been appointed as Travelport’s new chief customer & marketing officer. Ms Shanley, who joins from Microsoft, will head up the Customer and Marketing Organisation, which forms part of Travelport Digital – a new organisational unit focusing on the digital economy.
ARNAUD CHAMPENOIS has been announced as Belmond’s new senior vice president of marketing & brand. With more than 20 years of experience, Champenois has worked for luxury brands including Ralph Lauren, Giorgio Armani and Yves Saint Laurent. He moves to Belmond from Starwood.
RANJAY RADHAKRISHNAN has become the new chief human resources officer at InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), effective 1 December. He joins IHG from Unilever, where he has spent 23 years in a range of senior leadership roles, most recently as executive vice president of global HR.
NEOH KEAN BOON has been appointed general manager of the Dusit Thani Pattaya. The move marks a return to the property for Boon, who previously spent three years as resident manager before moving to Bangkok to become hotel manager of the Dusit Princess Srinakarin.
MARC EMMANUEL has become general manager of the Pan Pacific Hanoi, which will open in October following the rebranding of the Sofitel Plaza Hanoi. Emmanuel is no stranger to the hotel, having spent the last five years of his 15-year career as its executive assistant manager.
KUMAR RENOO has been appointed general manager of Le Meridien Putrajaya, the newly-opened Malaysian hotel. Renoo has spent his career with Starwood, rising through the departments at hotels across Malaysia. Most recently he was dual GM for the Sheraton and Four Points resorts in Langkawi.
KRIENGSAK HANSA has been named as the Chatrium Residence Sathorn Bangkok’s new executive assistant manager – rooms. He has almost 22 years of experience in the hotel industry, including spells in Hua Hin and Koh Samui. Most recently he worked at the Muthi Maya resort in Khao Yai.