Benchmark names El Hassan Erroudani director of operations for the Villas of Grand Cypress

(Erroudani joins the Orlando resort having previously acted as GM of the Benchmark at Deloitte University in Toronto, Canada.)

Global hospitality company Benchmark named El Hassan Erroudani director of operations for Villas of Grand Cypress, a Gemstone Collection resort located in Orlando. Mark Cox, Benchmark's GM for Villas of Grand Cypress, made the announcement.

El Hassan Erroudani

"I am extremely honored to welcome Hassan to the Villas," Cox said in a statement. "He will oversee the resort's food & beverage, rooms, security and transportation departments. Hassan comes to us with extensive experience in a variety of leadership positions within Benchmark. He is keenly aware of the company's signature 'Be the Difference' service culture and actively strives to incorporate it into all that he does."

Hassan Erroudani was previously GM for Benchmark at Deloitte University in Toronto. Prior to this he served as director of food & beverage for Benchmark at Deloitte University in Westlake, Texas, near Dallas. He held the same position at The Heldrich, a Benchmark hotel located in New Brunswick, N.J.

The Villas of Grand Cypress offers guest activities including rentable bicycles and bicycle trails, fishing, two diving ranges and putting greens, three regulation practice holes at the Academy of Golf and a racket club. The property also offers in-room coffee makers and coffee, a fitness center, pool, sauna, hot tub, high-speed internet and daily transportation to Walt Disney World, SeaWorld and Universal Orlando.

A native of Morocco, Erroudani earned his bachelor of science degree in international relations from Mohammed V. University. He and his family are relocating to Orlando.