Industry Update
Appointment 3 November 2017

Von Fabella

Appointed Director of Sales
At The James Chicago Hotel - IL, USA

Von FabellaAdding new operational, sales, and marketing experience to the team, Mr. Fabella will lead The James Chicago's strategic sales initiatives. Mr. Fabella previously was the Director of Sales for properties including Hilton's HGI Chicago Riverwalk, Preferred Hotels and Resort's Kinzie Hotel, Marcus Hotels and Resorts, along with the Sheraton Chicago O'Hare Hotel. Excelling in redesigning sales operation procedures, Mr. Fabella will utilize his strong knowledge and experience to achieve aggressive revenue goals for The James Chicago. Fabella attended Colorado State University for Finance, and is a certified Meeting Professional.

Denihan Hospitality

Denihan is a privately-held, full service hotel management and development company. The Company owns and/or operates boutique hotels in major urban markets throughout the U.S. For over 50 years, Denihan has been creating value by acquiring, repositioning and managing independent assets.
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Recent Appointments at Denihan

Michael Shiwdin - Vice President of Asset Management

10 July 2018 — In his position at Denihan, Mr. Shiwdin will support the development team through the maximization of the value of Denihan's assets, analyze operating performance and execute capital projects. Previously, he was Vice President of Operations for sbe Entertainment Group, where he oversaw strategic initiatives and operating performance for the company's portfolio through collaboration with ownership groups and internal department teams.
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Nadia Karmali - Vice President of Revenue Management

10 July 2018 — In her role as Vice President of Revenue Management, Ms. Karmali, who joins Denihan from Marriott/Starwood Hotels and Resorts where she spent the past 13 years serving in various advanced revenue management positions, will be responsible for driving revenue, market share and ongoing yield improvement across all of the Company's flagship brands - The James, The Surrey, Affinia Hotels & Suites and The Benjamin.
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Michael J. Goldrich - Vice President of Marketing

22 May 2018 — Prior to joining Denihan, Mr. Goldrich served in a Senior Marketing position for Wyndham Hotel Group and Dolce Hotels & Resorts, which Wyndham acquired in 2015. Earlier in his career, he was a Digital Program Management Director at Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide.
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