Staff Appointments w/e 11 March 2010
VASANT PRABHU has been named as the new Vice Chairman of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. Also serving as the company’s Chief Financial Officer, Prabhu was praised for his ability to cut costs during last year’s downturn.
DANA SACKS has been appointed Vice President of Human Resources Partners & Talent Acquisition for United Airlines. Ms Sacks has held senior HR management roles with large US firms, most recently serving as Vice President of HE for PepsiAmericas.
HENK MEYKNECHT has been named as the new Managing Director of The Langham Yangtze Boutique, Shanghai. Following a career that has spanned 25 years, Meyknecht
most recently held the position of Area General Manager for Marco Polo Hotels China.
CHUTIMA RUANGRITRAWEE has been named as the new General Manager of Soneva Kiri by Six Senses, on the Thai island of Koh Kood. A Thai national, Ms Chutima joined the pre-opening team at Soneva Kiri in June 2007 as Resort Manager.
MATHIS SHINNICK has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Hong Kong Aviation Company (HKAC), the investor in global aviation finance. Shinnick comes to HKAC from HSH-Nordbank AG where he was Global Head of Transportation.
SURESH NAIR has been appointed Director of Sales at Le M