NATIONAL REPORT—The following companies bolstered their leadership rosters—Hilton, Crescent Hotels & Resorts, Radisson Hotel Group, Quore, and more.
Hilton Appoints Noha Abdalla as VP of Social Media Marketing
Hilton has appointed Noha Abdalla as VP of social media marketing. She most recently served as VP of digital brand strategy and social media at Capital One. Prior to Capital One, she held several leadership positions at Discovery Communications, Corporate Executive Board, the American Red Cross and Mercer Management Consulting.
Crescent Hotels & Resorts Names SVP of Business Development
Crescent Hotels & Resorts has added Jason Gold as SVP of business development to its leadership team. Prior to joining Crescent, he held business development and acquisitions leadership positions with Two Roads Hospitality, Destination Hotels & Resorts and Denihan Hospitality.
Radisson Hotel Group Taps VP of Revenue Optimization for the Americas
Radisson Hotel Group has appointed Kristen Richter as VP of revenue optimization in the Americas. Prior to joining the hospitality company, she spent 11 years leading the global revenue management department for Wyndham Hotels & Resorts. During her time heading the department, she led the re-engineering and re-launch of the franchise revenue management service program and directed the creation of the strategic promotions program. She has also held leadership positions at Hilton and Avis Budget Group.
Quore Hires Former IHG Director as VP of Strategy and Alliances
Quore has hired Richard Bradbury as VP of strategy and alliances. He brings nearly 30 years of experience in hospitality product management and business development. He most recently served as director of product management for IHG. Also during his tenure at IHG, he oversaw the adoption of Quore’s software by one-third of IHG’s North American portfolio. Other roles include management positions with Infor, known then as Hotel Information Systems, and Radiant Systems.
FCS Computer Systems Hires Sales Leader
FCS Computer Systems has hired on Allan Galatolo to head up sales for the Americas. Prior to joining FCS, Galatolo worked for leading hospitality brands including Hyatt, Marriott and Hilton International, where he most recently held the position of opening general manager of a Hilton property in Washington, DC.
Diane D’Amico has joined Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Beach Resort & Spa
Bringing over 25 years of experience to her new role, Diane D’Amico has joined Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Beach Resort & Spa as the director of sales and marketing. She enjoyed the last 14 years of her hospitality career with Ocean Properties Hotels Resorts and Affiliates. Most recently, she served as the regional director of sales & marketing for Ocean’s Treasure Coast cluster office overseeing sales and marketing efforts for four properties from Jupiter to Vero Beach, including two branded select-service hotels and two independent luxury resorts.