Anthony Costa was named general manager at the Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong.
Todd Hewitt was named corporate spa director at Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts in Hong Kong.
Media City-based Grand Millennium Dubai appointed Ziad El Hawi as its executive assistant manager for sales and marketing.
James Berry became general manager of the Sofitel London Heathrow, London.
Russell Brown was named F&B director at QHotels Holdings in Leeds, England.
The Café Royal, London, named Abhishek Shankar as sales manager.
Michael Purtill was appointed general manager at The Palace hotel in Manchester, England.
Jane Pendlebury became CEO of HOSPA, the Hospitality Professionals Association in Haslemere, Surrey, England.
Philippe Perd became president and general manager of Le Bristol Paris.
Rania Bawalsa became hotel manager Mövenpick Resort Petra in Petra, Jordan.
W Retreat & Spa – Maldives named Anton Birnbaum as general manager.
Willie Chin became sales and marketing director at the Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort & Spa, Rio Grand, Puerto Rico.
Stefan Goehcke because executive Chef at Anse Chastanet and Jade Mountain in Soufriere, Saint Lucia.
Peter Schoch was named managing director at the Waldhaus Flims Mountain Resort & Spa in Flims, Switzerland.
Markus Semer became CEO at Kempinski Hotels S.A. in Geneva, Switzerland.
Grand Hyatt Taipei named Sammy Carolus, as general manager.
Michael Ziemer was named general manager at the Mandarin Oriental Taipei in Taiwan.
Seema Rajwani became sales director for India at Absolute Hotel Services in Bangkok.
Hospitality service provider HVS named Paola Orneli Bock as vice president of its Bangkok office.
Michael Grimmer became hotel manager for the Vana Belle resort, Koh Samui, Thailand, and the Sheraton Samui Resort.
Allana Thomas became hotel manager at the Crowne Plaza Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Georges El Khoury was named business development director at the Yas Island Rotana and Centro Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Hossam El Said became F&B director at the Amwaj Rotana Jumeirah Beach in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Essam Nabhan was named executive chef at the Marriott Hotel Al Jaddaf, Dubai in the United Arab Emirates.
Scott Tripoli became general manager at the Grand Hotel Marriott Resort, Golf Club & Spa, Point Clear, Ala.
Leslie Johnson became spa director at Omni La Costa Resort & Spa, Carlsbad, Calif.
Max Schroeder became general manager at Quail Lodge & Golf Club, Carmel, Calif.
Jodi Graham was named senior sales manager at the Miramonte Resort & Spa, Indian Wells, Calif.
The UCLA Meyer and Renee Luskin Conference Center named Todd Sicolo as executive chef and Brandi Hyder as assistant general manager, scheduled to open this summer.
Evolution Hospitality promoted Kelly Fogarty to sales & marketing director for Hotel MdR – a DoubleTree by Hilton, Marina del Ray, Calif.
Auberge Resorts Collection, Mill Valley, Calif., appointed Richard Arnold as chief development officer.
Archer Hotel Napa, scheduled to open in spring 2017, named Michael Collins as general manager and Kini Sanborn as sales & marketing director.
Kelly Steward became general manager at the Ritz-Carlton Rancho Mirage, Rancho Mirage, Calif.
Kerzner International, San Diego, named Chris DeVito as group sales director for North America and Jennifer Guevara as director, leisure Sales, for North America for One&Only Resorts; Atlantis, The Palm in Dubai; and Mazagan Beach & Golf Resort, Morocco.
Nick Gregory became senior vice president for hotel operations at Kimpton Hotel & Restaurant Group, LLC in San Francisco.
Carmen Cruz became general manager at Casa Madrona Hotel & Spa, Sausalito, Calif.
Playa Largo Resort & Spa, Key Largo, Fla., set to open this summer, appointed Kyle Faulkner as national sales manager and Jennifer Taylor as national sales manager.
Christian Plotczyk became vice president of F&B for Virgin Hotels, based in Miami.
The Waldorf Astoria Orlando name Sean McCarron as general manager and Jonathan M. Raz as F&B director for both the Waldorf and the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek.
Christof Pignet was promoted to general manager of the Acqualina Resort & Spa on the Beach, Sunny Isles Beach, Fla.
Nth Degree, Duluth, Ga., promoted Bree LaBollita to content and learning director.
Jack Olshan became general manager of Hotel Covington in Covington, Ky., scheduled to open in July.
Eamon O’Brien became sales and marketing director for the Omni Louisville Hotel.
Scott Spann became general manager of the Cliff House, Ogunquit, Me., scheduled to reopen after renovation in July.
Claude Molinari was promoted to general manager of the Cobo Center, Detroit.
Jill Cully became vice president of sales for TSA Solutions, Edina, Minn.
Anant Operations named Amy Pittman as general manager and Randi Carlini as director of sales at the EVEN Hotel Downtown Omaha in Omaha, Neb.
Patrick Dumont became CFO of resort developer Las Vegas Sands.
Max Harris became F&B director at the Conrad New York.
Nicholas Pelliccione became F&B director at the Hyatt Times Square New York.
Mary Ruth Javier was promoted to corporate revenue management director at Hospitality Management Corporation, Dallas.
Jemel Jones became general manager of the DoubleTree DFW Arlington South, Dallas.
Josh Heidenreich became area managing director and general manager for the Omni Forth Worth Hotel.
Jacques D’Rovencourt was promoted to general manager of Hilton Americas-Houston at the George R. Brown Convention Center.
Benchmark Hospitality International named Thomas Faust vice president of sales.
Enrico Glaudo became executive chef at Hotel Granduca Houston.
Hugh Goodwin became tour operations director at Playa Hotels & Resorts, based in Fairfax, Va.
Linda Gulrajani, vice president of revenue strategy and distribution for Marcus Hotels and Resorts, was appointed chair of the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International’s management advisory board for 2016-17.
Thompson Hotels announced named Amanda Parsons as general manager and Serena McCabe as sales and marketing director at the Thompson Seattle, set to open in June.