PM Hotel Group, a hotel management company, has named Amish Naik as vice president, business development and owner relations; Jennifer Diamond Haber in the newly created role of vice president, communications; and Raina Taillon as development manager, focusing on luxury and lifestyle projects. Naik was most recently vice president, franchise development strategy and operations for Choice Hotels International and spent nearly a decade with Marriott International before that. Haber was most recently vice president at MSLGROUP and has also been a news producer for several networks in New York. She previously worked at Hilton Worldwide as senior manager, luxury and corporate development. Taillon’s previous experience includes four years at Hilton Worldwide as senior manager, luxury & corporate development, supporting the strategic growth of the Conrad and Waldorf Astoria brands across North America.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel has appointed Rachel O’ Brien as vice president and chief technology transformation officer. She has held digital transformation roles with Santander UK, Pearson Technology, Penguin Group and NSC Technology. She joins most recently from Ladbrokes Coral, where she was responsible for the delivery of technology, and implementation of change and culture in their technology transformation.