Larry Head was named senior vice president of operations for Hospitality Performance Network (HPN) Global in Scottsdale, Ariz.
Jeremy Pacheco became the new executive chef of Lon’s at the Hermosa Inn in Scottsdale, Ariz.
The Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites in Los Angeles promoted Larry McCue from director of group sales to director of sales and marketing. Tom Shaw became the new director of group sales.
The Palm Springs [Calif.] Desert Resorts Communities named Robert Osterberg director of convention sales and services.
Matthew Martinucci was appointed director of sales and marketing at the Parc 55 Hotel in San Francisco.
Allison Kinsley received the 2010 MIC Leadership Award at the 10th annual Meetings Industry Council of Colorado Educational Conference and Trade Show.
Kathleen Barnesby became director of sales and marketing at the Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa in Hollywood, Fla.
The Orlando/Orange County Convention & Visitors Bureau promoted Tina Jones from senior national account executive for the Southeast. Her new title is meetings and conventions marketing executive.
Jo Kling, CEO of Seasite.com and co-founder of Landry & Cling Inc., has joined Cruise Lines International Association’s Travel Agent Advisory Board; she’ll serve through 2012.
Frank Poe was named executive director of the Georgia World Congress Center Authority, operator of the Georgia World Congress Center, Georgia Dome and Centennial Olympic Park.
Jane Lewis became vice president of convention sales for the St. Paul Convention & Visitors Authority in Minnesota.
One Atlantic in Atlantic City, N.J., appointed Jacklyn McBeth its senior event planner; Gregory Smith was named executive chef.
Mark Lauer became general manager of Hilton New York.
Julie Curi became conference service planner of the Doubletree Tarrytown in NewYork.
Todd Garofano was named president of the Saratoga [N.Y.] Convention & Tourism Bureau.
The Statesville [N.C.] Convention & Visitors Bureau named Michael Keith its executive director.