Appointed Vice President, U.K. & Europe
At Associated Luxury Hotels International (ALHI) in London, United Kingdom
In this newly created position he assists meeting professionals, association executives, incentive specialists and business executives throughout Europe who are interest ed in conducting meetings, conventions and/or incentive programs at any of ALHIs distinguished member hotels or resorts. ALHIs portfolio features more than 250 luxury-level and upper-upscale hotels and resorts around the world, which are either independent or are with an independent hotel brand, and which specialize in serving M.I.C.E. business.
In his new position Gorgon is based in ALHIs Global Sales office in London, which opened in March as ALHIs first in Europe. He joins prominent hospitality industry executive Peter Groom, who serves the European marketplace as ALHIs Executive Director of Global Sales, and also is based in ALHIs London office. The announcement of Gorgons appointment was made by Josh Lesnick, President and CEO of ALHIs parent company Associated Luxury Hotels.
Prior to joining ALHI, Gorgon served for six years as Director, Global Sales, Meetings & Incentives for Fairmont Raffles Hotels International (FRHI Hotels & Resorts), which is now part of AccorHotels. In that position he was responsible for account management for the M.I.C.E. segment in the U.K., with interaction and support for Europe, for FRHIs global portfolio of 120 luxury-level hotels across the Fairmont, Raffles & Swissotel brands. His extensive experience also includes serving as Sales and Marketing Director for the U.K. and Ireland for Concorde Hotels & Resorts; and Director of Sales & Marketing for the U.K. and Benelux, and lead for M.I.C.E. for Europe, for Worldhotels, a company recently acquired by Associated Luxury Hotels.