CLINTON ANDERSON has been named as Sabre’s new senior vice president of strategy & business development. Anderson previously spent nearly 20 years with Bain & Company, leading its consumer products & performance improvement practices, and most recently he co-founded a private investment firm.
BRUNO DELILE has been appointed executive vice president of Air France’s long-haul operations. With more than 25 years’ experience in the aeronautical industry, Delile has held several positions at Air France-KLM, most recently as senior vice president of fleet management.
TASH TOBIAS has been named as the new general manager of the InterContinental Singapore, and IHG’s regional general manager for Singapore, Malaysia and Batam, covering 10 hotels. Ms Tobias returns to Singapore following a stint as IHG’s area general manager for Bangkok.
GARY ANTHONY HENDEN has been appointed general manager of the Six Senses Samui. Henden has 20 years’ hotel experience, many of which have been spent with Six Senses. He started as an executive chef in 2005 and has since managed resorts in the Maldives, Thailand and Vietnam.
DAVID PRIAMBOWO has been announced as the new general manager of the Harper Kuta Bali Hotel. An Indonesian national, he has worked his way up from room attendant to general manager, and has previously led the Park Regis Bali and hotels under the Santika Group.
LEO FRANKEL has become the new director of business development at the Conrad Centennial Singapore. A graduate of Hilton’s GM fast-track programme, Frankel has worked at the company’s hotels in Sydney, Singapore, Shanghai and Kuala Lumpur, and helped launch Southeast Asia’s first DoubleTree hotel.
MARTIN FAIST has become Absolute Hotel Services’ new group director of food & beverage. With 20 years’ experience in the hotel and restaurant sector, Faist’s career has taken him to Germany, the US and Thailand. Prior to joining Absolute, he was F&B director at Plaza Athenee Bangkok, a Royal Meridien Hotel.
ATILLA ERDA has been announced as Absolute Hotel Group’s new senior vice president of business development, effective 1 January 2015. He has experience in sales and marketing positions from various companies, including Santiburi Group, Le Meridien, The Unique Collection and Minor International.