BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (November 8, 2017) Montage Hotels & Resorts has announced the appointment of Paul Sposare as director of sales & marketing of Montage Beverly Hills. A 30-year industry veteran, Sposare will be responsible for leading the sales, marketing and revenue team in all strategic and creative initiatives.

"With extensive knowledge of the hospitality industry, Paul will bring a fresh perspective to the hotel," said Rick Riess, vice president of Montage Hotels & Resorts and managing director of Montage Laguna Beach. "We are honored to have Paul join our team as we approach the 10-year anniversary of Montage Beverly Hills next year."

Most recently, Sposare was the area director of sales & marketing at SBE New York and led his team in successfully rebranding The Martha Washington Hotel and The Redbury Hotel. He also spent three years as the director of sales & marketing at Trump International Hotel & Tower New York, where he was recognized with the Donald J. Trump MVP Award, based on revenue achievement and employee results. Prior to his time in New York, Sposare held executive-level positions at Bardessono, Napa Valley; The Artic Club Hotel; The Pan Pacific Hotel; The Sorrento Hotel, Seattle; and The Clift Hotel, San Francisco.

Sposare attended the University of Washington and started his hotel career at The Sorrento, working his way up to director of sales & marketing during his 13 years with the property. His passion for the hospitality industry has remained steadfast throughout his career, as he continuously looks for new ways to enhance the luxury experience and inspire his Montage colleagues to create lifelong memories for guests along the way.