Guoman & Thistle Hotels has appointed meeting and events expert Jackie Brown, who joins the UK group as Director of Meeting and Event Sales, according to ITCM.
Brown, whose responsibilities will include managing the meeting and event sales teams and leading key accounts for corporate clients, has previously held roles at Ramada Jarvis and Hilton Hotels and has an exceptional track record of delivering results and developing world-class teams.
Ian Barrigan, Global Sales Director, Guoman & Thistle Hotels commented: “Jackie’s passion and drive for the meetings and events industry really shines through and her expertise will ensure that Guoman & Thistle Hotels is firmly established as the hotel group of choice for any event, from meetings and conferences to cocktail parties and gala dinners.”
Brown commented: “I am thrilled to be heading up the meetings and events function for such a diverse portfolio of hotels, during such an exciting time. 2012 is a huge year for the UK and there are many exciting opportunities for the meetings and events industry to get involved with. My aim is to grow Guoman and Thistle’s excellent reputation and raise the profile of our unique collection of flexible venues and facilities across the country. I’m really looking forward to the challenge and am buoyed by the sense of pride and drive to exceed our clients expectations demonstrated by the team thus far.”