Hospitality Today Spring 2017 - Page 18

18 | Hospitality Today | Spring 2017 People: appointments & promotions Sofitel LHR appoints new Hotel Manager Sofitel London Heathrow, the airport’s only premium hotel directly connected to Terminal 5, has appointed Daniel Esplen (above) as Hotel Manager of the 605 room hotel, managed and operated by Arora Hotels. Esplen joins Sofitel London Heathrow from his current role as Director of Food and Beverage at Aloft Riyadh in Saudi Arabia, part of Starwood Hotels and Resorts, where he assisted in the pre-opening and launch of the hotel in September 2016. YO! Sushi appoints Marketing Director YO! Sushi has announced the appointment of Luisa Fernandez as its new Marketing Director. Fernandez has over 16 years’ experience, having spent over 15 years in house at British Airways, most recently heading up the CRM innovation Lab where she responsible for the CRM strategy across BA’s key digital channels. Most recently Fernandez was Managing Partner at sports marketing agency, BBH Sport. She joined YO! as an Executive Director earlier this month and reports directly into CEO, Robin Rowland. YO! Sushi CEO Robin Rowland said: “Since day one YO! has pushed boundaries and offered people new experiences based on our love of what we do. Leveraging digital channels is now essential part of enhancing the customer experience. Luisa’s expe \BXܛ[ [Y\X[[]HYX\][[[ZH\\Y\^\Y[BH^][ [H][\ܛ]YK'BHۙۈY][ۈ\[]Y[ۈ\[X[Y\HۙۈQUSӈ\[[YH\[Y[ق]Y[ۈ\]][X[Y\[ܚ˜[HH[8&\[\[X[Y\\[[[Y\ܙ\ݙ\YH[\][ۜ]H]ݚXH\K[ۈ\ܚY[H][]H[\H܈ݙ\ YX\[[ݙ\[و\\[]\X\ۜ˜Xܛ]\Y\[][ܚ[KZ[[[HRˈ[[H][[ܙXH\\X܂و ]\YK]Y[HX[و^\Y[BH\][ۜ]]K\\[