Comings & Goings

Each week, LODGING shares the latest Comings & Goings — new hires and promotions from across the hospitality, hotel, and lodging industries.

Belmond Appoints SVP, Global Development

HAMILTON, Bermuda—Belmond Ltd. announced the appointment of James Simmonds as senior vice president, global development. Simmonds joins Belmond from Rosewood Hotel Group in Hong Kong,...

Montage Laguna Beach Appoints Rick Riess as Managing Director

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif.—Montage Hotels & Resorts is pleased to announce the appointment of Rick Riess as managing director of Montage Laguna Beach. In his...

Alejandro Bernabé Named Kempinski CEO

GENEVA—As part of Kempinski Hotels’ long-term succession planning, the group has announced that Reto Wittwer, president and CEO since 1995, has retired from this...
Comings and Goings

This Week’s Comings and Goings

The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) has named and promoted several team members. Troy Flanagan has been promoted to senior vice president of...

Morgans Hotel Group Adds New Members to Board of Directors

NEW YORK—Morgans Hotel Group Co. has announced that it has appointed veteran real estate investor Howard M. Lorber and hotel industry executive Kenneth E....
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Over the past few years, more and more women seem to be climbing to the top ranks of the hotel industry. This isn’t a coincidence—woman...
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