News for the Hospitality Executive
SEATTLE (March 17, 2011) – Richard Oh has been promoted to the position of Director of Sales for Warwick Seattle Hotel. Oh joined Warwick Seattle in July 2009 as Senior Sales Manager, and he was named Associate Director of Sales in 2010.
“Warwick Seattle recently completed Phase I of major renovations, and more are planned for 2011,” said G. Paul LeBlanc, Vice President Sales and Marketing for Warwick International Hotels. “Richard’s leadership and passion for telling our ‘new’ story have been effective and inspiring for the entire team, with current group bookings for 2011 already on track to significantly exceed 2010. Richard is a great asset for Warwick in this important Northwest market.”
Prior to joining Warwick Seattle Hotel, Oh spent six years with national hotel brands in Portland and Seattle, holding positions in sales and catering management, guest services and general operations management. He graduated from the University of Washington with a B.S. in Cellular and Molecular Biology, and was the official school mascot, Harry the Husky, during his senior year at the school. Oh is active with the Belltown Business Association, the Greater Seattle Business Association and the Seattle chapter of Make-A-Wish Foundation.
ABOUT WARWICK INTERNATIONAL HOTELS
Warwick International Hotels (WIH) was launched in 1980 with the purchase of the Warwick New York, a hotel originally built by William Randolph Hearst for his Hollywood friends. Celebrating its 30th anniversary of hospitality excellence, the WIH Group now includes more than 45 prestigious Hotels, Resorts & Spas worldwide located in city centres and resort destinations in the United States, Europe, Asia, Bali, the South Pacific, and Africa. Further details can be found at www.warwickhotels.com.
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