Harbans Singh, managing director of UBICOMP System in the Asia-Pacific region, is the 2013 inductee to the HFTP International Technology Hall of Fame.
Jaclyn Weinstein became director of business development, North America, for Australia’s Melbourne Convention Bureau.
Business Events Sydney (Australia) named Martin Boyle its client relationship manager for UK/Europe.
The 306-room/suite Rosewood in London named Julian Haddon sales & marketing director.
Milton Segarra-Pancorbo became president and CEO of the Puerto Rico Convention Bureau.
Cedric Sordillon was named F&B director for the three on-site restaurants at the Radisson Blu Resort in French St. Martin: the Beach Bar, Le Marché and C Le Restaurant.
Hilton Worldwide named Leslie A. Pchola its Southeast VP.
Matt Neff became innRoad’s executive director of sales in North America.
Infor appointed Bernard Ellis vice president of hospitality industry strategy.
Florencia Tabeni was named general manager of the year for JW Marriott’s East Region franchise hotels.
Jackson Ferguson became sales & marketing director at the 74-room Warwick in San Francisco.
Ruben Garcia was named executive chef at the AAA-Five Diamond Ritz-Carlton Denver.
JW Marriott Denver Cherry Creek appointed Colin Bennett as sales manager.
Alan Miller became general manager of the 120-room Courtyard by Marriott in Norwich, Conn.
Charles Hill was named general manager of the Embassy Suites, Washington, D.C.-Convention Center.
Richard Ross became sales & marketing vice president at the 598-room Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa in Florida.
Tom Stoffo, director of information technology for Mainsail Lodging in Tampa, was named a Certified Hospitality Technology Professional of the Year.
The Naples (Fla.) Beach Hotel & Golf Club named Sarah Cardenas its group sales manager.
Barnsley Resort in Adairsville, Ga., appointed Shelby Taylor its marketing & public relations director and Aaron Stiles its F&B manager.
Atlanta CVB sales specialist Gabrielle Dickson was chosen for Destination Marketing Association International’s “30 under 30” program.
Aston Hotels & Resorts in Honolulu named Joy Uchida its property controller.
Rodolfo Fao became general manager at Volcano House Hotel in Honolulu.
David Rains became general manager of the Holiday Inn Express in Portage, Ind.
Dave Montrose and Michelle Steffens were named senior regional vice presidents of select service for White Lodging in Merrillville, Ind.
Holiday Inn Express in Kansas City, Kan., named Pete Fortune its general manager.
Paul Scott became general manager of the Hilton New Orleans Riverside and the DoubleTree by Hilton, New Orleans.
New Orleans-based HRI Lodging named Lee Ann Benge vice president of human resources.
Host Hotels & Resorts, based in Bethesda, Md., named Gregory J. Larson as CFO.
Steve Zanella became president and COO of the MGM Grand in Detroit.
Hampton Inn in Marshall, Mich., hired Ann Bennett as general manager.
Angie Combes became director of catering & conference services at the Commons Hotel in Minneapolis.
Caesars Entertainment in Las Vegas named Tom Arasi hospitality president.
Sarita Morrison became national account manager for Exhibit Surveys, which does research and consulting for the event industry.
Devon M. Casciaro was named e-commerce manager at New York City’s Roosevelt Hotel.
Pratik Patel, president of JMP Hospitality, won the Texas State Leadership Award from the American Hotel & Lodging Association.
Janice O’Neill-Cox of Hilton Americas-Houston was named sales & marketing director of the year for the Hilton brand.
Benchmark Hospitality in The Woodlands, Texas, appointed Gerald Lampaert its vice president of information technology.