Hilton Hotels Corporation (Hilton) today announced that Steven Peterson has joined the company as Corporate Chef – Americas, a newly created position.
Thorsten Kirschke Appointed COO of Carlson Hotels – Americas
Wyndham Hotel Group, a business unit of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN) and the world’s largest hotel company with approximately 7,000 hotels and 11 brands, has appointed Venky Rangachari as chief technology officer, responsible for the development and implementation of the company’s technology initiatives.
Steven will have overall responsibility for the Hilton Americas culinary program including menu development, creating operating efficiencies and quality control. Additionally, he will work closely with food and beverage operations to achieve an upscale and luxury dining experience geared towards exceeding guest expectations within all of the full-service Hilton brands.
It is a welcome return back to Japan for Francois J. Cnockaert as he joins The Ritz-Carlton, Tokyo as the new general manager. A native of France, Mr. Cnockaert has spent the last three years in China, where he opened The Ritz-Carlton, Guangzhou.
Hilton Hotels Corporation (Hilton) today announced that Robert J. Webb has assumed the position of Chief Information Officer. Webb will report to Paul Brown, Hilton President, Global Brands and Commercial Service.
Crestline Hotels & Resorts, Inc. today announced the appointment of Antoine Berberi as General Manager for the Crowne Plaza Englewood, NJ. The hotel includes 194 guest rooms and over 6,500 square feet of meeting space. It is conveniently located in suburban NJ, only 15 miles from Manhattan and seven miles from the Meadowlands.
The Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association (CHTA) has created a new executive position with the dual title of Deputy Director General and Director of Membership and is looking to hire a qualified candidate to fill that position before the end of the year.
Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS) and long-time executive Robert Goldstein, who has served as senior vice president since 1995 and also serves as president of The Venetian and Palazzo resorts in Las Vegas, have reached an agreement that extends Mr. Goldstein’s employment contract for two and a half years and promotes him to the title of Executive Vice President.
Bradbury H. Anderson, who recently retired as chief executive officer of Best Buy, a leading consumer electronics retailer, has been elected to the Carlson Board of Directors, Carlson Chairman Marilyn Carlson Nelson announced today.