MARGRITH ETTLIN has become Silversea’s first ever female captain. A Swiss national with extensive maritime experience in remote regions, including the Arctic and Antarctica, Captain Ettlin has now assumed control of the 132-passenger expedition ship, Silver Explorer.
BERTRAND MARGERIE has been appointed Resident Manager of the Mövenpick Resort & Spa Karon Beach Phuket. A French national, Margerie has a 26-year career including spells in Europe and the Middle East. Most recently he was Resident Manager at the InterContinental Aqaba Resort, Jordan.
WENG CHI LEE has been named as Malaysia Airlines’ new Area Manager for UK & Ireland. He brings more than 25 years of experience to the role and relocates to the UK from Seoul, where he served as Malaysia Airlines’ Area Manager for Korea. He has also worked in Vienna and Kuala Lumpur.
TONY COVENEY has become the new Director of Rooms at the Four Seasons Hotel Sydney. Coveney arrives in Sydney from the Four Seasons Dublin, where he spent several years as Director of Rooms, Front of House Manager and Front Office Manager. He has also worked for Conrad.
SEBASTIEN WILSON has been announced as the new Director of Finance & Business Support at the Intercontinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa. Wilson has more than 14 years of experience and has worked with IHG in Fiji, Sydney, and more recently in Canberra.