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Richard Behr Named General Manager of Merv Griffin's
Hilton Scottsdale Resort & Villas
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (May 20, 2004) - Merv Griffin's Hilton Scottsdale Resort & Villas today announced the addition of Richard Behr as the new general manager to oversee resort operations.
Behr brings to the hotel more than 15 years of experience in various aspects of hospitality management.  Most recently, Behr held the position of resort manager and director of rooms for the Royal Palms Resort & Spa.  Previously, he served as general manager at The Hermosa Inn, and also held numerous management positions at The Ritz Carlton in Phoenix, The Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa and The Phoenician Resort.  

"Richard has outstanding qualifications, a superior dedication to guest satisfaction and is a tremendous asset to the Hilton Scottsdale Resort & Villas," said Merv 

Richard Behr 
Griffin.  "His extensive background in hotel management and his knowledge of both the leisure and corporate market will ensure continued success for the resort."
As general manager, Behr will be responsible for overseeing all daily operations of the resort.  Behr currently serves as a board member of the Valley Hotel and Resort Association.   

Located at the corner of Lincoln and Scottsdale Road (6333 North Scottsdale Road), in the heart of Scottsdale, Ariz., Merv Griffin's Hilton Scottsdale Resort & Villas has been a Valley trademark since opening in 1974.  The resort boasts 185 beautifully renovated guest rooms including 12 suites, more than 40,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting and event space, Griff's Restaurant, Charlie's Bar and Grill and Fleming's Prime Steak House and Wine Bar. 


Merv Griffin's Hilton Scottsdale Resort & Villas

Also See: Hilton's Connie Awards for Best Overall Performance Presented to Hilton Seattle Airport & Conference Center, Hilton Santa Cruz and Hilton Scottsdale Resort & Villas / March 2004
Best Overall Performing Hotels for Hilton in 2002; Hilton DFW Lakes, Hilton Lac Leamy and Hilton Scottsdale Resort / March 2003

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