News for the Hospitality Executive
Wyndham Hotel Group Appoints Nicolas Le Bras
Director of Global Sales for France
|PARSIPPANY, N.J. (Jan. 4, 2008) – Wyndham Hotel Group has
appointed Nicolas Le Bras director of global sales for France.
Based in Paris, Le Bras is responsible for managing key French global sales accounts, driving request for proposal solicitations from new and existing accounts and developing business within the MICE market segment – meetings, incentive, conference and events – as well as with key travel management companies.
He reports to Marc Stanley, Wyndham Hotel Group International vice president of global sales for Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
For the last four years, Le Bras held a similar role with Hilton Sales Worldwide in Paris.
He started his career in hospitality in June 2000 as a sales agent at the Broadmoor Hotel, a five-Star, 800-room property in Colorado Springs, Colo., and from July 2001 to June 2004 served as group and conference sale coordinator, sales executive and sales manager at the Marriott Renaissance Hotel Paris La Défense, Paris.
Le Bras holds a degree in hospitality management from Centre Européen de Management Hôtelier International, Paris, and a BTS degree in Hospitality Accounting and Marketing from Saint Louis Hospitality School in Montargis, France.
“With Nicolas Le Bras’ extensive sales experience in France, he brings a wealth of knowledge on this region, which is very important for us,” said Stanley. “He will play a critical role in developing our key accounts in this region.”
Wyndham Hotel Group, one of three principal components of Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE:WYN), encompasses nearly 6,500 hotels and 541,000 hotel rooms on six continents. All hotels either are independently owned franchises or managed by a Wyndham Hotel Group subsidiary.
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