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People on the Move in Hospitality: November 2011

By Luke Nicholls , 29-Nov-2011
Last updated the 29-Nov-2011 at 17:44 GMT

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With the launch of a brand new feature, People on the Move, BigHospitality rounds up the latest appointments in the hospitality industry. This month sees key appointments at hotels, restaurants and bars including FJB Hotels Group, DoubleTree by Hilton, One08 Restaurant & Bar and Revolution.

FJB Hotels Group has appointed Michael Regenhardt as group operations director, while Seamus O'Hara is to take the helm of the DoubleTree by Hilton Newcastle Hotel, which is set to open next week.

Jayne Bourque, who has worked in hospitality for over 26 years, has been appointed general manager of the Thistle Aberdeen Caledonian hotel. One08 Restaurant & Bar, located in the heart of Marylebone Village, has recruited Russell Ford as executive head chef.

Liverpool's Beatles-inspired Hard Days Night Hotel has announced the promotion of two long-serving employees - Clare Little and Jacci Smith - to senior positions at both back and front of house, while the Best Western Roker Hotel has appointed Federico Trulli as food and beverage manager.

The Grand hotel in Bristol, under the Thistle portfolio, has unveiled Jacquie Hanson as general manager, overseeing the direction of the hotel. Bar restaurant chain Revolution has appointed Nathan McManus as head of food development to help spearhead the company’s food growth plans.

Christopher Peach, who has a solid background in hospitality spanning 23 years, has been appointed as the general manager of the Radisson Blu Hotel in Bristol, while Le Méridien Piccadilly has announced the appointment of Boris Ivan as the new Bar Manager for the hotel’s chic destination bar Longitude 0°8.

Do you have an exciting new job in the hospitality industry? Or perhaps you have hired a new employee for a key position in your company? If you would like to be featured in this section, please email info@BigHospitality.com.

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