Big role for Four Seasons EMEA sales head
Dubai, February 15, 2014
Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts has appointed Jane Burnell, Vice President (Sales) for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region to oversee the sales efforts and client relationships across the Americas.
A 14-year veteran of Four Seasons, Burnell currently leads Four Seasons sales activities throughout the EMEA region and will be taking over the new role of VP (Sales) for the Americas in April.
During her three years in the position she has been instrumental in growing Four Seasons business in the region and played a key collaborative role in global sales initiatives and worldwide partner programs, , said the top luxury hospitality company in a statement.
In April, Burnell will make the transition from Dubai to Toronto, where she will assume her new role overseeing sales efforts and client relationships across the Americas.
“This appointment is a testament to the deep bench strength and tenure within our sales organization,” says Jonathan Sicroff, Senior VP Global Sales. “It recognizes Jane’s extensive global experience across cultures and geographies and impressive ability to foster substantive relationships with our clients,” he noted.
“Through a keen understanding and awareness of client needs and priorities Jane has pioneered innovative client engagement programs and experiences that uniquely position Four Seasons in the market,” continues Sicroff.
“Her boundless enthusiasm and strong track record of delivering outstanding results will further strengthen our leadership position in the Americas,” he added.
Since joining Four Seasons Worldwide Sales Office London in 2000, Burnell’s career path has been marked by progressively senior positions that have taken her across the globe and included the management of five of Four Seasons 16 Worldwide Sales Offices.
On her new role, Burnell said, “I am tremendously excited about the market opportunities ahead and look forward to extending my Four Seasons experience into a new region, building relationships with existing and new clients and joining a stellar team of seasoned sales professionals.”-TradeArabia News Service