Questex Hospitality + Travel has named Alexi Huntley Khajavi executive vice president of its Hospitality Group, responsible for the overall management and development of the companys global hospitality properties and events.
Questex Hospitality + Travel has named David Eisen editor-in-chief of its Hotel Management and Hotel Design print and digital publications, responsible for all content as well as speaking on industry conference panels, moderating roundtable discussions and leading webinars.
Mr Hardy is currently the Chief Operations Officer of PATA, a position he has held since January 15th of this year. He was approved to succeed Martin Craigs as the CEO by the PATA Executive Board at the last Executive Board Meeting held in Phnom Penh, Cambodia in September 2014.
Hawaiian Airlines has appointed Shannon Okinaka to the position of senior vice president and interim chief financial officer, filling a vacancy left by the departure of CFO Scott Topping. In her new role, Okinaka will have oversight of all of the airline's financial planning, accounting, treasury and compliance functions.
JetBlue Airways (NASDAQ: JBLU) announced the appointment of Tony Lowery as the carrier's new Vice President, Technical Operations. Lowery joins JetBlue this week to oversee the company's engineering, maintenance, materiel, and quality functions. He will report to Jeff Martin, JetBlue's Senior Vice President, Operations.
Bryan Shillito has been named managing director of safety programs for Alaska Air Group, the parent company of Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air. Shillito will lead Air Group's cross-organizational safety programs and ensure a robust Safety Management System (SMS).
Alan I. Rothenberg, founder and chairman of Los Angeles-based 1st Century Bank, N.A., has been elected Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board (LATCB), the organization charged with marketing the city to visitors and meetings and convention organizers.
Travelport (TVPT) announced today the appointment of Matt Minetola as its new Chief Information Officer. Minetola, who takes on responsibility for leading Travelport's Technology organization with immediate effect, brings more than 27 years of global experience of large scale technology leadership gained in both the hardware, software and banking industries.