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Monday, 27 July 2015

Executive Appointments at FRHI Hotels & Resorts

FRHI Hotels & Resorts, the operator of Raffles Hotels & Resorts, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts and Swisstel Hotels & Resorts, has made the following appointments:

FRHI Hotels & Resorts has promoted Frank Naboulsi to the role of Regional Vice President, Egypt and General Manager, Fairmont Nile City. Naboulsi has over 30 years of hospitality experience, 25 years of which have been at Fairmont Hotels & Resorts worldwide. Over the course of his career, Naboulsi has held numerous General Manager positions including stints at Fairmont Dallas, Fairmont Palliser and Delta Calgary Airport Hotel.

FRHI Hotels & Resorts has appointed Michael Moecking as Regional Vice President, Western Europe and General Manager of Swisstel Berlin. Moecking has over 30 years of upscale international hospitality experience working with large brands including Kempinski and InterContinental. Moecking has been with FRHI for the last 10 years, spending six years as General Manager of Swisstel Berlin and most recently, four years as General Manager at Fairmont Dubai.

Jimmy Kam has joined Swisstel Foshan as General Manager. Kam has over 20 years of hospitality experience, most recently joining the property from Wanda Vista Dongguan & Wanda Realm Guangzhou Zengcheng as DOSM. Over the span of his career, Kam has held progressive positions at leading hospitality brands throughout China.

Fairmont Pittsburgh has welcomed Simon Boden as DOSM. Boden has 16 years of management experience, joining the company in 1999 at the Hamilton Princess & Beach Club as a Sales Manager, Business Travel. Boden later transferred to Fairmont Orchid as Director of Revenue Management. Most recently, Boden held the position of Director, Sales & Revenue, Fairmont Southampton.

Victoria Dyson has joined Fairmont Olympic Hotel, Seattle as DOSM. Dyson brings over 25 years of sales and marketing experience to this position, beginning her career in 1990 with The Delta Lodge at Kananaskis, Alberta where she held several progressive positions. Dyson joined Fairmont Chateau Whistler in 1997 as a Sales Manager and later transferred to Washington D.C as Director, Global Sales. In 2007, Dyson returned to Fairmont Chateau Whistler as Director, Group Sales, and held that position until 2008 when she was appointed to her most recent position as Director, Sales & Marketing, Fairmont Chateau Whistler.

Fairmont Mayakoba has welcomed Eric de Maeyer as Executive Chef. De Maeyer joins the hotel with over 24 years of experience as an executive chef, beginning his career at Club Lounge Zuider Terras, Antwerp, Belgium. In 1992 de Maeyer relocated to Mexico as Executive Chef at Hotel Marquis Reforma in Mexico City. De Maeyer continued to work as Executive Chef managing multiple F&B outlets at other hotels & resorts throughout Mexico until his most recent position as Executive Chef at Grand Velas at Riviera Maya.

Fairmont Peace Hotel has appointed Jeremy Harris as Executive Chef. Harris joins the team from Marriott where he was most recently the Executive Chef of the Shanghai Marriott City Centre Hotel. Harris brings 14 years of international experience to this new role, beginning his career in Washington D.C. In 2011, Harris joined his first property in China as Executive Chef at Renaissance Shanghai Zhongshan Park Hotel.

Beil Wang has joined Swisstel Kunshan as Executive Chef. Wang has over 20 years of rich culinary experience and joins the property from Swatch Art Peace Hotel Shanghai where he was Executive Sous Chef. Prior to this, Wang was the Executive Sous Chef at the Renaissance Caohejing Shanghai and has held several other sous chef positions at leading brands throughout China.

FRHI, RVP, Regional Vice President, GM, General Manager, DOSM, Executive Chef

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