Industry Update
Appointment14 November 2019

Andrew Rubinacci

Promoted EVP & Chief Commercial Officer
At Omni Hotels in Irving - TX, USA

Andrew Rubinacci

Andrew Rubinacci has been promoted to chief commercial officer. In this new role, Rubinacci will drive all revenue generation across the organization aligning marketing, revenue management, distribution and sales to better optimize performance through a singular, focused approach. Rubinacci joined Omni a year ago as senior vice president of revenue management & global distribution. Under his leadership, revenue management and distribution have augmented and redeployed resources to better support the operation. He reports directly to Peter Strebel.

Florida State University

Andrew Rubinacci (Class of 0) is a graduate of Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida - United States
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Omni Hotels

Omni Hotels & Resorts creates genuine, authentic guest experiences at 45 distinct luxury hotels and resorts in leading business gateways and leisure destinations across North America. From exceptional golf and spa retreats to dynamic business settings, each Omni showcases the local flavor of the destination while featuring four-diamond services, signature restaurants, Wi-Fi connectivity and unique wellness options.
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Recent Appointments at Omni

David Harker - Corporate Executive Chef

15 November 2019 — Chef David Harker has been promoted to corporate executive chef. In this role, Harker will oversee the culinary experience across the brand, ranging from signature restaurants and specialty markets to large-scale banquets and in-room dining.
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Dan Surette - Chief Sales Officer (CSO)

14 November 2019 — Dan Surette has been promoted to chief sales officer. In this role, Surette will continue to intensify efforts across all sales channels for Omni Hotels & Resorts. Since he joined Omni in mid-2017, he has proven to be a development champion by rebuilding and stabilizing the company's global sales team; laying a new path to rekindle and augment sales training; and strengthening succession planning.
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Phil Yi - Vice President, Marketing and Communications

14 November 2019 — Phil Yi has been promoted to vice president of marketing and communications. In his previous role as vice president of digital commerce and corporate strategy, he led the company's web and digital marketing efforts, resulting in notable milestones for the brand, such as launching a new website and increasing online bookings.
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