Compiled by Sikha Thakur
PM Hotel Group
Jennifer Diamond Haber is being promoted to Senior Vice President, Brand and Communications by PM Hotel Group. She will add strong brand development and management expertise to the senior team while continuing to lead communications. With more than 20 years of experience as Vice President/Managing Director at MSLGROUP, Diamond Haber led B2B and B2C communications and experiential marketing. The new responsibilities include curating extraordinary guest experiences, bringing PM Hotel Group’s branded and independent hotels to life and eventually adding owner value.
Rebecca Carey has been appointed as Regional Director of Food and Beverage for the Lore Group’s Washington D.C. properties. Carey will be undertaking operations of all food and beverage at both Riggs Washington D.C. and Lyle Washington D.C. To her new role Carey brings experience of several years in food and beverage and hospitality. Carey served as the Food and Beverage Director for Viceroy Hotels, prior joining to Lore.
Four Seasons Resort
Ben Shank is announced as the new General Manager on his return to Maui’s legendary Forbes Five-Star Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea. He has served as the General Manager at Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia for the past five years. Shank has launched his career at the original Four Seasons hotel in Philadelphia with a part-time summer position as a busser where he not only mastered the art of making a perfect cappuccino but also realized his ultimate love for hospitality industry.
Christoph Althoff has been appointed as Vice President, Airline Business by Hahn Air. Althoff will be in charge of an international team of experts managing the partnerships. He has started his career as a strategic consultant for telecom companies across Europe. He has been working for major travel industry players like PROS Holding and Amadeus.
Ink Innovation has announced the appointment of Seán Gannon as the Vice President of Health Systems, a technology solution provider to airports, airlines, governments and the health sector. In the health sector with a wealth of experience, Gannon will provide support to the systems for restarting the travel sector. At the same time he will be taking charge, positioning Ink’s health portfolio to governments and airlines.