United Airlines has named Glenn Hollister as vice president of sales strategy and effectiveness, a new position. He joins United on April 22 from managing consulting firm ZS Associates where he led the travel and transportation practice.
Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts has appointed Ben Trodd as senior vice president of sales and hotel marketing, consolidating the hotel marketing, hotel sales and worldwide sales office teams under a single leader. He began his Four Seasons career in 1995 and has held senior roles
in sales, marketing and operations. Most recently he was regional vice president and general manager of Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills.
BCD Travel has appointed April Bridgeman as its new senior vice president of hotels. In addition
to her new responsibilities, she will continue to lead Advito, the company’s consulting group, as
she has for more than five years. The new position is part of the company’s strategy to deliver
hotel solutions designed to meet business and traveler needs.
Radisson Hotel Group has appointed Kristen Richter as senior vice president and chief commercial officer in the Americas. She previously served as vice president, revenue optimization for the Americas. Prior to joining Radisson, Richter spent 11 years with Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, where in her most recent role she led the global revenue management department.
Lufthansa Group has named Frank Naeve as vice president of sales, the Americas. He has spent 30 years working for the company in Germany, China and Singapore. Most recently, Naeve was vice president of Asia-Pacific for Lufthansa Cargo, based in Singapore.
Wings Travel Management has appointed Sonja Hamman to the newly created role of COO-Asia-Pacific, based in Singapore. She joined the company in 2001 and has served in various operational, senior management and project-led roles in Europe, Africa and South America. Most recently, Hamman was director of global strategic partners & yield management.
RoomIt by CWT, the hotel distribution division of CWT, has appointed James Colquhoun vice president of finance and CFO. He has held senior roles in partnerships, business development, distribution, finance, operations and marketing, including more than 10 years with Hyatt Hotels.