News for the Hospitality Executive
Fairmont Appoints Three Executives to Key Overseas Posts
|TORONTO, March 31, 2008 Ė In response to recent development
activity and the addition of several new international destinations, Fairmont
is pleased to announce several key appointments. Taking on new roles
within the company are:
With several development projects underway in the Middle East and Africa, Steven Jones will be responsible for upholding Fairmontís design and construction standards, as well as overseeing major capital investment projects within the region. Working alongside various internal functional groups, Jones will also oversee the day to day activity of all design and construction initiatives in the region, ensuring all are on budget, competitive, and executed in a timely fashion. Jones most recently held the position of vice president, Intercontinental Hotels Group, Middle East & Africa and brings over 16 years of design experience to his new role.
Paul Nelsonís recent appointment will see him responsible for the development of Fairmontís marketing communication plans in Europe, Africa & Middle East. As part of this newly minted role, Nelson will also be responsible for brand management and leveraging the Fairmont brand in all elements and aspects of the companyís operations overseas. Most recently, Nelson held the position of global marketing manager, Europe, Africa & Middle East at American Express.
Another new addition to Fairmont is Trudy Moreno, who brings over 24 years of experience to the Fairmont Beijing. In her new role, Moreno will be responsible for implementing an aggressive marketing plan at Fairmontís flagship hotel in China, the Fairmont Beijing, which is expected to open later this year. She will also guide the media planning and spending for the hotel, while also overseeing the management of property specific marketing collateral. Moreno joins Fairmont from the Intercontinental, Doha Qatar where she served as director of marketing and sales.
A leader in the global hospitality industry, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts
is an extraordinary collection of luxury hotels which includes iconic landmarks
like The Fairmont Banff Springs, Fairmont Monte Carlo and New York's The
Plaza. Fairmont hotels are one-of-a-kind properties where sophisticated
travelers can discover culturally rich experiences that are authentic to
the destination. Situated in some of the most exclusive and pristine areas
in the world, Fairmont is committed to responsible tourism and is an industry
leader in sustainable hotel management with its award-winning Green Partnership
program. Fairmont's portfolio includes 55 distinctive hotels, with plans
to develop over 20 new properties in the coming years in destinations as
diverse as Beijing, Abu Dhabi and South Africa.
|Also See:||Fairmont Appoints Thomas Klein Regional Vice President, California And General Manager Fairmont San Francisco / February 2008|
|Nicholas Emery and Jennifer Harding Appointed to General Manager Positions with Fairmont Hotels & Resorts / December 2007|