FRHI Hotels & Resorts, the parent company of
hotel brands Raffles Hotels & Resorts, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts
and Swiss˘tel Hotels & Resorts, has appointed Mark Sergot as
senior vice president, global sales organization.
Taking on increased responsibility from his
previous role as vice president, global sales for the company,
Sergot will now focus on the management and administration of
FRHIĺs worldwide sales network, including both global and hotel
sales teams. Specifically, he will concentrate on structure,
strategy and standards to ensure all sales teams are fully aligned
and integrated worldwide.
With extensive hospitality
background, Sergot has over 20 years of hotel and sales related
experience. Over the course of his career, Sergot has held a variety of management level roles with groups
such as Hilton Hotels and Starwood Hotels & Resorts.
Fairmont Hotels & Resorts in 2000 as director, group sales for The
Fairmont Chicago, and was subsequently appointed the propertyĺs
director, sales & marketing, and then regional director of sales &
marketing for the Eastern United States. In 2007 he was named vice
president, global sales for FRHI.
Sergot holds a Bachelor
of Science degree from Illinois State University and certificates
in Strategic Sales Management from both the University of Chicago
and Northwestern University. He also sits on the Sales Advisory
Board of the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association, a group
which recognized him as one of the most Extraordinary Minds in
Sales & Marketing in 2012.
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