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Swissôtel Sydney Welcomes Seasoned Hoteliers

July 30, 2019 Appointments / Movers & Shakers No Comments Email Email

Swissôtel Sydney is pleased to announce the recent appointments of Jenifer Dwyer Slee as Director of Sales & Marketing, John Wilson as Director of Revenue & Distribution and Marina Filipovska as Director of Finance at Swissôtel Sydney. Forming the hotel’s Executive Committee team, Jenifer, John and Marina joinLorraine Mercuri, General Manager.

Jenifer joins the hotel team following her last role with the Pullman & Mercure Brisbane King George Square. She first joined Accor in 2003 and has held various commercial roles in a number of Accor’s hotels, including the national role of Director of Sales – Business Events Australia, Accor.

John joins the Swissôtel team with a wealth of experience having most recently held the role of General Manager Revenue for Stamford Hotels & Resorts. Prior to this, John held the Regional Director of Revenue for TFE hotels.

Marina joins the team from Novotel Sydney International Airport where she was the Financial Controller and was part of the team that invigorated a multi-million dollar refurbishment and a successful hotel rebranding. Prior to this, Marina was the Assistant Financial Controller for the Mercure Sydney, Ibis World Square, Ibis King Street Wharf, Fairmont Resort Blue Mountains, Novotel Newcastle and Mercure Canberra. Marina is associate CPA member and PY accredited.

Lorraine Mercuri, General Manager, Swissôtel Sydney, is delighted to have the depth of talent and experience with these recent appointments as part of  the team that is committed to showcasing the iconic hotel to the market. “Jenifer, John and Marina bring with them a wealth of industry knowledge and experience which is instrumental to the success of the hotel as Sydney’s  leading lifestyle luxury property in the CBD.” says Lorraine.

2019 marks the 20th anniversary of Swissôtel Sydney with the executives joining the iconic property at such a momentous time. Besides the convenient central city location, the hotel boasts 369 beautifully appointed rooms and suites, a restaurant and lobby bar, an award-winning day spa and eight state-of-the-art meeting rooms including a heritage-listed ballroom accommodating up to 400 people. The Swissôtel brand continues to gain traction in the Asia Pacific region with new hotel openings in the Gold Coast, Jakarta and Bali in next three-year pipeline.

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