Robert Brashler, general manager, with more than two decades of experience in hotel management, will oversee all day-to-day operations at The Industrialist. Prior to joining The Industrialist, Brashler served as general manager for IHG Hotels & Resorts' EVEN Hotel, a 160-room property in downtown Pittsburgh. Brashler has also held general manager positions at DoubleTree by Hilton at Pittsburgh In.
Kelly Giger, director of sales & marketing, brings more than 15 years of hospitality experience to The Industrialist's executive team. After graduating from Johnson & Wales University with a degree in Culinary Arts, Giger joined The Doubletree by Hilton Hotel & Suites Pittsburgh Downtown as director of banquets. In 2015, Giger transitioned to a role in group sales, eventually working her way up to director of group sales at The Renaissance Pittsburgh Hotel.
Duetto, hospitality's innovative software as a service provider of revenue strategy solutions, announced today the promotion of Michael Schäffner to Vice President of Sales EMEA as well as the addition of Matthias Heel as Director of Hospitality Solutions EMEA. Schäffner joined Duetto in March 2017 as Director of Sales for the DACH region (Germany, Austria, and Switzerland). An experienced hotel .
Gavin Hetrick, director of food & beverage and executive chef, joins The Industrialist after serving as the executive chef for Southern Tier Brewing Company's Pittsburgh taproom, where he managed a bustling kitchen, oversaw a multitude of banquets and special events and introduced activations designed to enhance the guest experience, including a monthly tasting series. First beginning his career at The Renaissance Pittsburgh Hotel, Hetrick's passion for providing first-class culinary experiences took off when he joined the culinary team at downtown Pittsburgh's Revel, a two-story refined American restaurant and event venue.
Groups360 today announced the recent addition of Landon Stafford to the leadership team as vice president of integrations. This newly created role will lead a team that provides focused technical guidance and customer service to hotel brands currently adopting the GroupSync technology to foster recovery and future growth. Stafford has 20 years' experience in hotel sales and marketing, corporate sales, and groups and meetings sales strategy at a variety of brands within Hilton Hotels and IHG Hotels and Resorts.
Denise M. Dupré has been appointed to the Advisory Board of Boston University School of Hospitality Administration (BU SHA). Dupré joins the Advisory Board as the school embarks on its 40th anniversary, marking its founding in 1981. Denise Dupré is the founder and managing partner of Champagne Hospitality, a hotel design and development company. Her teams at two properties, The Royal Champagne and Le Barthélemy, recently won a "Conde Nast #1" ranking in their regions: in Europe and the Caribbean.
Brad joins Rosewood Hotel Group with more than 20 years of experience in both branded and non-branded residential real estate, leading activities for various real estate and hospitality companies throughout North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. In his new position, Brad is responsible for overseeing the critical growth and development of Rosewood Hotel Group's branded residential segment.
Rosewood Hotel Group is proud to recognize the promotion of Alexander Dadak, formerly senior director of development, Europe, to vice president - development, Europe. In this new role, Alexander is responsible for building strategic relationships with hotel real estate investors and expanding the Group's portfolio across key city centers and leisure destinations throughout Europe. Based in the Gr.
Rosewood Hotel Group is proud to recognize the promotion of Deborah Kelly, formerly senior corporate director of talent and culture, to vice president of talent and culture, Asia Pacific. Deborah is responsible for overseeing all talent and culture functions within the region. Since joining Rosewood Hotel Group in 2019, Deborah has focused on digital transformation of talent and culture systems, policies, and processes to ensure the Group has superlative talent and sustainable development programs for each and every associate.
Rosewood Hotel Group is proud to recognize the promotion of Siu Yin Ko, formerly senior corporate director of global sales, to vice president, global sales. In this new position, she leads the global sales organization for Rosewood Hotels & Resorts, New World Hotels & Resorts and KHOS hotels with an emphasis on optimizing sales performance and active participation with key strategic partners. Sin.