Amadeus Asia Pacific has appointed Angel Gallego as its new president. Gallego will replace David Brett who has been with the company for 23 years, having opened the Asia Pacific office in 2000.
FRHI the parent company of Fairmont, Raffles and Swisshotel has announced a number of key executive appointments including: Jennifer Fox president international and president of Fairmont; Kevin Frid president of the Americas, Peter French and Meinhard Huck will continue to in their roles as president of Raffles and Swisshotel respectively; Jeff Senior has been appointed executive vice president & chief marketing officer on a corporate level and Michelle Crosby, who joined the company earlier in the year, is executive vice president & chief human resources officer.
Yates Fei has been made general manager of HRG China. The appointment will be made official on 1 October when he will succeed Harald Weber-Lei. Fei has been with the company for eight years, previously serving as director of sales & account management.
Peter Klotz has been appointed the commercial jets manager for Air Charter Service Germany. Having held roles with Lufthansa and its subsidiaries, managing director Stephan Blank said Klotz was a “great addition to the team”.
PUBLIC Chicago the new hotel brand of renowned hotelier Ian Schrager has hired Kathryn Day as its new general manager. Day has worked at the Waldorf Astoria, Four Seasons and Mansion of Forsyth Park.
The Park Hyatt in Washington has hired Mark Guthrie as its new director of sales & marketing. Guthrie will report directly to general manager Andrew Davidson.
Stefan Hafenscher is to replace Wolfgang Henle as head of corporate controlling for Austrian Airlines Group. Henle will go on to serve as managing director. Hafenscher has been working for Austrian since 2002.
Andrew Hughes has been promoted by GTA to vice president, Asia Pacific hotel sourcing. He was previously the company’s head of sourcing for the Middle East and Africa and has racked up experience with Best Western, IHG and Movenpick.
The Centara Grand Mirage Beach Resort Pattaya has appointed Robert John Lohrmann as its new general manager. Lohrmann has previously worked for Hilton Hotels in Australia and Disneyland Paris.