HOSPA elects Chairmen for Hospitality Finance, Revenue Management and IT Community Committees

The Board of HOSPA Ð the Association supporting hospitality’s Finance, Revenue Management, Marketing and IT professionals, has elected new chairmen for its Hospitality Finance Community Committee, Revenue Management Community Committee, and IT Community Committee.

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David Nicolson, Vice President Finance Ð Europe, Jumeirah Group, is the newly elected Chair of the HOSPA Finance Community Committee. Former Deputy Chair of the HOSPA Finance Community Committee, David has taken over from Paul Nisbett, Finance Director Valor Hospitality Europe, who has stepped down from the voluntary role following three productive years at the helm.

The new Deputy Chair of the HOSPA Finance Community Committee is Dr. Roberto Amodei, Area Director of Finance UK & Ireland, Hyatt Hotels Corporation.

Ally Dombey-Northfield, Director, Revenue by Design, has been elected the new Chair of HOSPA’s Revenue Management Community Committee. She replaces Michael Heyward, Managing Director, Heyward Hospitality Solutions, who has done much to increase the active involvement of the committee for the good of the Association and the industry over the past two years. The new Deputy Chair of the HOSPA Revenue Management Community Committee is Ben Chapman, Commercial Director, Strand Palace Hotel, London.

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David Derbyshire Ð Director IT Service Delivery, EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) Field Technology Services, Hilton Worldwide Ð is the newly elected Chair of the HOSPA IT Community Committee. He succeeds Bryan Steele, Managing Director of Jireh-Tek, who has relinquished the voluntary role after six years of dedicated service and commitment.

HOSPA Chief Executive Jane Pendlebury said:

ÒWe are delighted and greatly honoured that three such respected leaders within their respective HOSPA disciplines as David Nicolson, Ally Dombey-Northfield and David Derbyshire, have seen their way to taking on these vitally important responsibilities. They bring with them a wealth of experience and knowledge that will prove invaluable in keeping HOSPA members abreast of the latest trends and issues in hospitality finance, revenue management and IT. Also a big welcome to our three new HOSPA committee deputy chairs.”

Images featured: L-R David Nicolson, David Derbyshire, Ally Dombey-Northfield.
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