Africa-based Mangalis Management Group appointed Olivier Jacquin as CEO.
Dorothy Dowling, senior vice president of marketing & sales for Best Western International, was named to the 2014 Direct Marketing Hall of Femme.
Jayne O’Brien became senior vice president of global brands for InterContinental Hotels Group.
Mark Satterfield COO of Marriott International’s Middle East and Africa regions, is relocating to the Protea Hospitality Group’s head office in Cape Town, South Africa, to oversee integration of the two companies.
Christian Clerc, regional vice president and general manager of Four Seasons Hotel George V, Paris, was promoted to senior vice president of hotel operations for Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide named Achim Lenders its vice president of global food & beverage.
Pan Pacific Hotels Group named Justin Guo as general manager of the China region and the Pan Pacific Suzhou hotel.
Mário Candeias became managing director of Las Ventanas al Paraíso Resort in San Jose del Cabo, Mexico.
Trump Ocean Club International Hotel & Tower Panama named Leonardo Morado its F&B director and Michael J. Collins its finance director.
Sunshine Hotels and Resorts Group in Pattaya, Thailand, appointed WouterAndre Banning as general manager.
Ayman Gharib became general manager of Raffles Dubai in the United Arab Emirates.
Rick Takach, president and CEO of Vesta Hospitality, joined the American Hotel & Lodging Association’s 2014 Board of Directors. AH&LA named Maryam Cope and Craig Kalkut vice presidents of governmental affairs.
Red Roof named Matthew Hostetler its senior vice president of franchise sales & development. Other recent appointments include these franchise development directors: Jeff Stephenson in Oklahoma and Texas; Timothy Means in New Jersey, eastern Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Rhode Island, eastern New York, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine; Keith Worsham in West Georgia, North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, the District of Columbia and Delaware; Scott Pokorny in Washington, Oregon, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Wisconsin and Illinois; Rich Brown in Idaho, Wyoming, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Arizona and New Mexico; Kyle Krumwiede in Florida, the I-95 corridor, and Georgia and South Carolina; and Robert Uyeno in California.
Michael Palmeri became senior vice president of acquisitions & development at Loews Hotels & Resorts.
HHM (formerly Hersha Hospitality Management) named Scott Hammons as vice president of capital projects for its 115 U.S. properties.
Dan Boyer became sales & marketing director at the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel.
Loews Ventana Canyon Resort in Tucson named Derek H. McCann its general manager and Ryan Bunker its sales & marketing director.
The Marriott in Anaheim, Calif., named Lauren Stratz a destination sales executive and Ben Stinnett a senior sales executive.
Two Bunch Palms in Desert Hot Springs, Calif., appointed Beverly Sosa as spa director, Suzanne Barber as wellness services coordinator and Tom Hogan as executive chef.
Denis Ferguson became general manager of the Embassy Suites Hotel-Temecula, Calif.
Luis Plascencia became general manager of the Embassy Suites Arcadia-Pasadena Area in California.
Embassy Suites Hotel Santa Ana-Orange County Airport North [Calif.] named Tom Pugh its interim general manager.
The Sheraton Denver Downtown named Deseri Martinez its group sales manager and Ruth Kilzer its group sales account director.
John Allan became general manager at the Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach in Florida.
Robert Parody became F&B director at Costa d’Este Beach Resort in Vero Beach, Fla.
Chef Thomas McKeown of the Grand Hyatt Atlanta, Buckhead, won Hyatt Hotel’s Executive Chef of the Year Award for midsize hotels (400-599 rooms).
Tina Canderle became sales director at the Grand Wailea Waldorf Astoria Resort in Maui, Hawaii.
Montage Kapalua Bay Hotel in Maui named Alex Matthies-Arnold its sales & marketing director, Heidi Denecke its leisure sales manager and Katie Cotten its catering & conference services director.
Chesapeake Hospitality in Greenbelt, Md., named Stephanie Hoffer its regional sales director, Michelle Dirickson its cash management coordinator, and Donna Harvin and Sharon Antonelli as senior staff accountants.
David Taylor became sales & marketing director at the Charles Hotel Harvard Square in Cambridge, Mass.
Midas Hospitality in St. Louis named Linda Emmenegger its vice president of operations.
Cedric Pas became F&B director at the Omni Mount Washington Resort in Bretton Woods, N.H.
Casey Illig became general manager of the Hampton Inn & Suites Columbus-Easton, Ohio.
Kenny Didier became general manager of the new Metropolitan Hotel in Cleveland; Hamed Jento became F&B general manager.
The Penn State School of Hospitality Management named Nancy Johnson its spring 2014 Walter J. Conti Visiting Professor. Johnson is executive vice president of industry relations for the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group.
— Compiled by Therra C. Gwyn