Topic: People on the Move
Dragan Andrejic, who originally is from Belgrade, Serbia, will lead the hotel while pursuing his master certificate in hospitality management.
Steve Griffin now serves as EVP and CFO and Randall King fills the EVP and COO roles.
Simpson will lead the corporate IT organization to support its ongoing business functions, including global sales, franchise services, finance and legal.
Julie Shiflett returns to RLH after having worked as the company's CFO from 2010 to December 2014.
Michaela Winn was tapped as GM of the King George Hotel and Brian Barden was promoted to area GM of both the Inn at Union Square and Hotel Griffon.
Loughman joins HGV from Hilton, where he served as VP, luxury and lifestyle for the Waldorf Astoria, Conrad and Canopy brands worldwide.
Soanca most recently served as the executive assistant manager at the InterContinental, Washington D.C. – The Wharf.
Hayden joins Mainsail Lodging & Development from Faena Hotels & Residences in Miami Beach, Fla., where he served as VP of finance for two years.
Starting as a doorman after high school, Schmied has held various roles at the JW Marriott Hotel Miami and the Hotel Beaux Arts Miami.
A 30-year industry veteran, Darryl Jett most recently served as GM of the W Dallas Victory Hotel and Residences.