NATIONAL REPORT—Hotel Business has been rounding up industry appointments. Here’s what we found:
Wynn Resorts Appoints Corrine Clement as VP of Culture and Community
Wynn Resorts has appointed Corrine Clement as VP of the company’s new culture and community department. She has more than 20 years of experience in mobilizing and motivating global employee teams.
John Luckett Joins The Kessler Collection
The Kessler Collection has appointed John Luckett as COO of The Kessler Collection. He has been with the company since 2008, serving recently as GM of Grand Bohemian Hotel Asheville. He has been in the hospitality industry for more than 20 years.
Red Roof Promotes Leslie Fisher to SVP, Human Resources and Training
Red Roof has promoted Leslie Fisher to SVP of human resources and training. She has worked at the company for more than a decade, rising through the ranks from director of training, to VP of human resources and training, and now to her current role.
Scott Gingerich Joins Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants as SVP of Restaurants and Bars
Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants has named Scott Gingerich as SVP of restaurants and bar. In this new position, he will head the restaurant division and run Kimpton’s 80-plus restaurants and bars in the Americas, with a focus on generating a profitable bottom line. He will partner with executive chefs and GMs in delivering exceptional guest experiences that showcase Kimpton’s innovative culinary and beverage offerings. He will also work closely with the regional VPs of restaurants and bars to develop key food and beverage initiatives and expand Kimpton’s international footprint.
Lynn Torrent Joins Apple Leisure Group as EVP and President of Distribution
Apple Leisure Group has hired Lynn Torrent as EVP and president of distribution. She most recently served as EVP of commercial operations at Carnival Cruise Lines, where she led a team of more than 2,000. She previously served as president of Costa Cruise Lines, North and Central America markets.
Chef David Burke to Join the Adelphi Hotel and Salt & Char as Culinary Director
Chef David Burke has joined the team at The Adelphi Hotel and Salt & Char as culinary director. Chef Burke joined the hotel this month and is currently working to refine the elevated dining experience at the restaurants as well as catering and in-room dining services. Chef Burke and his culinary team will reveal enhanced menus that will echo his signature style for The Adelphi Hotel’s restaurant concepts, The Blue Hen and Morrissey’s Lounge, as well as the adjacent Salt & Char.