Arch Amenities Group Appoints Todd Ertel as Chief Financial Officer
Arch Amenities Group | November 7, 2022
ROCKVILLE, Maryland (Nov. 7, 2022) – Arch Amenities Group, a full-service global provider of amenity management and consulting services for commercial and residential properties, including spas, fitness centers, meetings and events spaces, pools and private clubs, today announced the appointment of Todd Ertel as chief financial officer. A senior finance professional with 25 years’ experience in financial planning, operations and business development, Ertel will lead the accounting, finance and strategic mergers and acquisitions functions for Arch. He also will oversee all legal affairs for the company and collaborate with the senior le...
David Friederich Appointed President of North Georgia’s Barnsley Resort
Barnsley Resort | May 1, 2019
ADAIRSVILLE, GA – May 2019 – David Friederich has been appointed president of North Georgia's award-winning Barnsley Resort. The Saul family, owners of the 3,000 acre estate, have selected Friederich to manage and oversee all aspects of the resort's operations, including meetings, weddings, outdoor activities, events, restaurants and catering, 150 guest rooms and suites at the cottages and new Inn, and overall guest satisfaction. A seasoned leader and innovator in the hospitality field, Friederich joins the Barnsley Resort team from The Whitley in Buckhead, formerly The Ritz-Carlton, where he served as managing director. Pri...
Orlando World Center Marriott Welcomes Robert Bray as General Manager
January 4, 2019
ORLANDO – Jan. 4, 2019 – As a leader in the global hospitality industry, Orlando World Center Marriott proudly announces the appointment of Robert Bray as General Manager. In this position, the hospitality veteran will play a significant role in the resort's continued success, overseeing all operational aspects of the 2,009-room property, including everything from financial performance and the guest experience to food and beverage, while maximizing revenue and maintaining focus on strategic goals. Bray brings more than 35 years of experience in the hospitality sector to Orlando World Center Marriott, with nearly 30 years spe...
Urban Commons Appoints Salvatore G. Takoushian as President and Chief Financial Officer
Urban Commons | January 4, 2019
Los Angeles (January 4, 2019) – Urban Commons, a Los Angeles-based real estate investment and development firm, has announced the appointment of Salvatore G. Takoushian, a real estate investment banking veteran specializing in lodging and hospitality, as President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Takoushian was hired ahead of the acquisition of Urban Commons' largest hospitality asset by value to-date – The Wagner at the Battery, New York City (formerly known as The Ritz-Carlton New York, Battery Park). Mr. Takoushian will be responsible for overseeing strategy, company operations, financial partnerships and acquisitions. Ur...
GHM Appoints Tommy Lai as CEO
GHM | November 5, 2018
SINGAPORE (Nov. 5, 2018) — As GHM readies the grand opening of a new resort on the Arabian peninsula and looks to the next phase of its expansion, the 26-year-old luxury hotel group has appointed Tommy Lai as its CEO. The Singapore native will assume some responsibilities currently managed by GHM co-founder and president Hans R. Jenni, but the primary motivation for Lai's appointment is to spearhead the development opportunities and to drive GHM's overall growth ambitions. "We're on the verge of some significant new developments, which we'll be announcing in the coming months," said Jenni. "Tommy's appointment is both timely and s...
Iain McCormack Appointed as General Manager of Fairmont Maldives Sirru Fen Fushi
Fairmont Maldives Sirru Fen Fushi | November 5, 2018
Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is delighted to announce the appointment of Iain McCormack as General Manager of Fairmont Maldives Sirru Fen Fushi, the luxury hotel group's first property in the island nation. With over 36 years in the hospitality business and a career that has spanned key global regions, McCormack brings with him a wealth of expertise and insight He has successfully managed several luxury resorts around the world, including the UK's Gleneagles Hotel and The Metropole. His background includes in-depth knowledge of sales & marketing, revenue management, strategy planning, positioning, quality assurance and awareness. A...
Seán Carney Appointed Managing Director of Rosewood Miramar Beach Opening Early 2019 in Southern California
Rosewood Miramar Beach | November 5, 2018
Seán Carney has been appointed managing director of Rosewood Miramar Beach, a luxury resort opening early 2019 in the idyllic Montecito community of Southern California. Designed with style, grace and glamour, Rosewood Miramar Beach will offer luxurious beachfront living in the most stunning of settings. In his role as managing director, Seán will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the property, including the resort's six dining venues and Sense, A Rosewood Spa®. Seán joins Rosewood Miramar Beach with over 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry. Most recently, Seán served as managing...
McKibbon Hospitality Appoints Leadership Team for Hotel Arras Set for Early 2019 Opening in Asheville, North Carolina
McKibbon Hospitality | October 26, 2018
Asheville, N.C. (October 26, 2018) – McKibbon Hospitality, an award-winning leader in the hotel development and management industry, is pleased to announce its leadership team for Hotel Arras. Asheville native David McCartney will serve as General Manager of the hotel, and local Marie Dalis-Brown will be Market Director of Sales. Hotel Arras is McKibbon Hospitality's first independent, boutique hotel and will open in early 2019. As General Manager, McCartney will oversee all aspects of operations for Hotel Arras. McCartney joined McKibbon Hospitality more than five years ago as the general manager of Aloft Asheville Downtown. He i...
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