01 January 2000

STEVE RYCROFT has been named general manager of the Holiday Inn Express at the Birmingham NEC. He was guest services manager of the Holiday Inn Garden Cross at London's Brent Cross.

DAVE COCKBURN is responsible for 40 Posthouse hotels in his new role as regional director for Posthouse hotels in the south of England and Wales. He was chief executive of CDL Hotels in New Zealand.

DORIAN PRICE has been promoted to director of operations for caterer Baxter & Platts. He was area manager for the South-east.

PAUL SUTCLIFFE has become head chef at the Montagu Arms hotel and restaurant in Beaulieu, Hampshire. He was executive chef at the Royal Berkshire hotel in Ascot, Berkshire.

CLIVE ROWE-EVANS has been promoted to chief executive of Epworth Hotels. He was development executive.

ADRIAN TRUMPER has taken over as general manager of the Belton Woods hotel in Grantham, Lincolnshire. He was area director of Bristol Hotels and Resorts in Nashville, Tennessee.

SARA JAYNE STANES has been appointed director of the Academy of Culinary Arts. She was director of marketing and public relations.

ANTONY GLAZZARD has been recruited as a commis chef at the Copthorne Merry Hill hotel in Dudley. He has just completed the hotel's Hospitality Careership NVQ work-experience programme.

VALENTINO CALABRESE, formerly general manager of the Cedar Court hotel in Harrogate, has taken over as general manager of the Swallow hotel in Glasgow. He has been replaced at the Cedar Court by GRANT LOWE, previously general manager of the Cedar Court hotel in Wakefield.

CHRISTINE WHITTLE has left the Derwent hotel in Torquay, Devon, where she was deputy general manager, to take over as manager of the Victoria Hotel, also in Torquay.

PAUL GLASHIER has been appointed general manager of the Quality Hotel Wolverhampton. He previously held the same position at Marston Farm hotel in Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands.

DIDIER PICQUOT has taken over as general manager of the Pierre hotel in New York. He was vice-president of operations for Peninsula Hotels.

HARTMUT ZUNK has joined the Elbow Beach hotel in Bermuda as general manager. He was regional director of Rafael Hotels for southern Germany and Austria.

RALPH TANG has been promoted from assistant front office manager of the Renaissance Harbour View hotel in Hong Kong to front office manager.

GUY GRAHAM has taken over as trainer manager of Mill House Inns. He was manager of the Angel, a Mill House pub in Wetherby, Leeds.

YVONNE OLDERSHAW has been appointed senior corporate sales manager of the Shaw Park Plaza hotel in London. In September, she leaves her post as corporate and conference sales manager with Choice Hotels Europe.

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