News for the Hospitality Executive
Diane Mombourquette Named Vice President and CFO
for Boutique Hotels & Resorts of British Columbia
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, January 6, 2009 – Boutique Hotels & Resorts of British Columbia is pleased to announce the appointment of Diane Mombourquette as vice president and chief financial officer for Boutique Hotels & Resorts of British Columbia. Mombourquette will oversee Boutique Hotels & Resorts’ sales and marketing, information technology, finance and employee experience departments.
Bringing with her a solid background in finance and designated chartered accountant, Mombourquette came to Whistler in 1998 where she worked for nine years with Tourism Whistler in various capacities including director of business operations and vice president of finance and operations. During her tenure at Tourism Whistler, Mombourquette honed her skills in financial management and other areas of the business including marketing, sales, operations and business strategy. Her knowledge and direction helped in establishing the success of the world-class resort. Following her departure from Tourism Whistler, Mombourquette took the position of general manager of economic viability for the Resort Municipality of Whistler where she worked closely with resort partners to support the resort’s tourism economy. Prior to her most recent appointment, Mombourquette was Boutique Hotels & Resorts’ opening general manager for the upcoming Black Rock Oceanfront Resort set to open in Ucluelet on January 16, 2009.
“Diane has already proven herself to be an invaluable asset to Boutique Hotels & Resorts of British Columbia. Bringing Diane on board in this new capacity is a tremendous fit as part of our ongoing strategy to build our business, increase the sales focus, and establish a renewed commitment to fiscal responsibility,” says Mike Duggan, president of Boutique Hotels & Resorts or British Columbia.
“Boutique Hotels & Resorts is a dynamic organization with significant potential. I am thrilled to be taking on this expanded role and in being a part of the future success of the company,” says Diane Mombourquette, vice president and chief financial officer for Boutique Hotels & Resorts of British Columbia.
Mombourquette will be based out of Boutique Hotels & Resorts’ Vancouver office and continue to support the opening of Black Rock Oceanfront Resort.
Boutique Hotels & Resorts of British Columbia delivers unique experiences in iconic destinations around British Columbia. Specializing in upscale hotels, lodges and resorts, the Boutique Hotels & Resorts collection includes the new Cove Lakeside Resort in Westbank and The Oswego Hotel in Victoria, Nita Lake Lodge in Whistler The Outback Resort in Vernon, Black Rock Oceanfront Resort in Ucluelet, L’Hermitage Hotel in Vancouver, and the upcoming Watermark Beach Resort in Osoyoos. For more information, visit www.bhrbc.com.
|Also See:||Peter Nielsen Named General Manager of the Nelsen Lodge in Revelstoke, British Columbia / September 2008|
|Diane Mombourquette Named General Manager of the Black Rock Oceanfront Resort in Ucluelet, British Columbia / March 2008|