Industry Update
Appointment 6 August 2018

Ajeet K. Anand

Appointed Vice President, Sales and Marketing
At Pacific Hospitality Group, Inc. (PHG) in Irvine - CA, USA

Ajeet K. Anand

Anand will lead the sales and marketing initiatives for the group's portfolio of 11 properties as well as oversee the hospitality company's dedicated sales and marketing team in her role as Vice President, Sales and Marketing. Prior to joining PHG, Anand was Senior Vice President, Global Marketing for emerging hospitality brand Cachet Hospitality where she assisted with the development of a growing management team and established the brand's marketing discipline focused on driving lead generation. In a previous role as Senior Director, Sales Innovation at Wyndham Hotel Group / Dolce Hotels & Resorts, she enabled the brand's global sales organization to achieve $800 million in annual revenue by conceptualizing and developing a multifaceted plan. Before Dolce, Anand served on the sale operations and strategy team at Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide where she developed an account profitability model that addressed rising sales costs and market uncertainties. Anand received her MBA from Georgetown University and Bachelor of Arts degree from American University in Washington D.C.

Pacific Hospitality Group, Inc. (PHG)

Since 1987, Pacific Hospitality Group, LLC (PHG) has maintained a strategic vision and strong sense of core values as guiding principles for business success. With luxury hotel properties from Napa Valley to Southern California, PHG’s growing portfolio of hotel and resort investments reinforces the company’s cohesive vision.
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Recent Appointments at Pacific Hospitality Group, Inc. (PHG)

Ed Christensen - Director of Food and Beverage

23 April 2019 — Ed Christensen holds over 30 years of managerial experience and expertise within the hospitality industry as a certified meeting professional. Christensen is bringing his penchant for delivering an elevated dining experience to the role of director of food and beverage at Paséa Hotel & Spa where he will oversee all culinary and beverage operations at the Huntington Beach hotel.
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Stephen Schackne - Regional Food and Beverage Director

6 August 2018 — Stephen Schackne will be responsible for continuing to elevate and heighten the culinary experience at each of PHG's properties, which prove to be a vital part of the guest experience. Prior to joining the company, Stephen was a team leader and hotel manager at the iconic Hotel Del Coronado in San Diego and consulted for Outrigger Hotels in Hawaii where he was responsible for a restaurant conversion project with a $10 million gross operating income.
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Melanie Bucci - Chief Financial Officer

6 August 2018 — As Chief Financial Officer, Bucci will provide strategic direction and leadership to PHG's accounting and finance teams, oversee corporate programs and initiatives for the company, and manage policies, procedures and best practices at the hospitality brand's properties.
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