Kay French Named as General Manager for Hampton Inn & Suites Birmingham. French was most recently the general manager of The Hotel Highland at Five Points South in Birmingham. There, she assisted in the renovation and conversion of the hotel and managed all day-to-day operations. Prior to that, French worked for Integral Hospitality for three years as a human resources director for the Tutwiler Hotel and a general manager for the Hampton Inn in Rome, Georgia. She was also previously a general manager for The Hotel Group in Auburn. Source: Hotel-Online.
Patrick Anderson Appointed President of Carlson Wagonlit Travel. Andersen, a US-born Danish citizen, will become a member of the CWT Executive Team and will report to Douglas Anderson, CWT President and CEO. He will be based in CWT's US Headquarters in Minneapolis.Andersen joined CWT in 2008 as Country Manager Denmark. In 2009 he became Executive Vice President for Denmark and Sweden. Responsibilities for Finland and later Eastern Europe were added in 2011. In February 2012, Andersen was appointed to his current role of Executive Vice President UK & Ireland, Nordic and Eastern Europe.Prior to CWT, Patrick worked for Deutsche Post Worldwide Network and DHL holding numerous international positions in sales and marketing, operations and general management. Source: AsiaTravelTips.