Hilton has named Noelle Elder as executive vice president and chief information and digital officer, overseeing the continued digital transformation of the company. She had previously served as chief card customer experience officer at Capital One Financial Corp., responsible for leading the digital transformation of that company’s $15 billion credit card business. She also spent nine years at Intuit.


Kerzner International Holdings, which operates resorts and hotels, has appointed Michael Wale as CEO. He was with Starwood Hotels & Resorts for almost 40 years, most recently as president for Europe, Africa and Middle East.


Interstate Hotels & Resorts has named Carrie David as chief human resources officer. She has 20 years of experience in human resources, having worked in a number of industries. Most
recently, she served as senior vice president of operational excellence and general manager support for Caribou Coffee and Einstein Noah Restaurant Group.


Noble House Hotels & Resorts has named Dan Dennis vice president of operations for the West Coast, Jason Molls as vice president of rooms and Kelly Commerford to the new position of regional director of marketing for the West Coast. Dennis has been with the company for over 15 years, most recently as vice president, regional managing director for the West Coast; Molls has been with Noble House for 11 years, most recently as corporate director of rooms; and Commerford was most recently director of sales and marketing at Kona Kai Resort & Spa in San Diego.

Rosewood Hotel Group has named Helena Suarez director of global sales, based in London.
She brings more than 17 years of experience in the travel industry, in the UK and European markets. Most recently, Suarez held positions with Oberoi Hotels & Resorts and Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group.