VANCOUVER, BC – Tim Tindle, general manager of the Pan Pacific Vancouver, is pleased to announce the appointment of Brent Lavery to the position of director of sales, effective October 1, 2010.
“We are very pleased to welcome Brent Lavery to the Pan Pacific Vancouver,” Tindle said. “Brent’s extensive background and experience in leading diverse sales teams is ideal for the complex mix of business we need here at the Pan Pacific Vancouver. His outgoing personality, drive, and enthusiasm is infectious and will compliment our dedicated sales team.”
Lavery will be making the cross-country move to Vancouver from Ottawa where he was the director of sales and marketing at the Brookstreet Hotel and Resort in Ottawa for the past five years. Originally from Edmonton, Alberta, Brent attended the University of Alberta before joining the Jim Pattison Group and honing his professional skills with a decade of stints working in Vancouver, Hamilton, and Red Deer.
Prior to joining Brookstreet in 2005, Lavery was director of sales and marketing at Ontario’s Deerhurst Resort in the Muskoka region, one of the largest resort facilities in the country, as well as at the Red Deer Lodge in Alberta. Lavery has been an active member of many tourism and hospitality organizations including the Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership North American Committee, the Ottawa Tourism Convention Committee, and at one time he was also the president of Muskoka Tourism. Since 2008, he has been president of the Kanata (Ottawa) Chamber of Commerce.
About Pan Pacific Hotels and Resorts
Headquartered in Singapore, Pan Pacific Hotels and Resorts is a leading hotel management company in the Pacific Rim and is part of the UOL Group, one of Singapore’s largest hotel and property companies. Pan Pacific has been recognized by Conde Nast Traveler magazine as one of the 25 hotel companies demonstrating social responsibility and has won esteemed accolades such as World Travel Awards, Best Business Hotel in Asia, Conde Nast Gold List, and Readers Choice Awards. It has a portfolio of 19 hotels and resorts throughout Asia and North America. Pan Pacific Hotels and Resorts is a founding member of the Global Hotel Alliance. Visit www.panpacific.com