Benchmark names new General Manager for The Heldrich
Benchmark names Colin Ankersen general manager for The Heldrich.
Benchmark, a global hospitality company, has named Colin Ankersen general manager for The Heldrich, a Benchmark Resorts & Hotels property located in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Greg Champion, Benchmark’s president & COO, made the announcement.
“I am very pleased to welcome Colin to Benchmark and to The Heldrich,” said Mr. Champion. “He comes to us with extensive leadership experience running hotels, particularly within New Jersey. He also brings to his new role management experience gained outside the hospitality industry. He will be an excellent leader of this remarkable property in the heart of New Brunswick.”
Prior to joining Benchmark, Colin Ankersen was vice president of Boast Management and general manager at the Westminster Hotel, located in Livingston, New Jersey. He previously served as general manager for the landmark Westin Governor Morris in Morristown, New Jersey. Earlier Mr. Ankersen was a managing director for Restaurant Associates, overseeing all combined hospitality services supporting the Royal Bank of Scotland Headquarters, Stamford, Connecticut.
Colin Ankersen is a native of Denmark. He graduated from Oklahoma State University Hospitality Program. Mr. Ankersen resides in Stockholm, New Jersey.