Benchmark Hospitality International has named Chad Schyvincht global sales director of sports and entertainment. In this role, Mr. Schyvincht will be an active member of Benchmark Hospitality’s global sales team and will be based in the company’s west coast offices in San Francisco, California. Ted Davis, Benchmark Hospitality’s chief sales & marketing officer, made the announcement.
“It is such a pleasure to announce Chad’s appointment,” said Mr. Davis. “His vast industry contacts and his enthusiastic approach to the sales process make him the perfect professional for this new position within our growing global sales team.”
While with Kimpton, Mr. Schyvincht held numerous positions of increasing responsibility in the restaurant and hotel divisions, including bar manager, restaurant manager, conference services manager, reservations manager and sales & marketing coordinator. During this time, he received three national sales awards, including Group Salesman of the Year for 2013 and the Entertainment Group Brand Expansion Award in 2012 & 2014.
Mr. Schyvincht attended Arizona State University. He resides in Moss Beach, California, just south of San Francisco, with his wife Diana Fernandez and family.