By Don Douloff, January 08, 2009
Carlson Appoints New VP of Sales and Senior Director of Sales
Carlson Hotels Worldwide has appointed Shelly Irrgang vice-president of sales for Radisson Hotels & Resorts, the Americas, and named Lynn Messman senior director of sales for Country Inns & Suites By Carlson.
In her new role, Irrgang will direct the development and implementation of sales initiatives and processes to maximize revenue as well as lead the sales team in the Americas for Radisson Hotels & Resorts.
Messman’s new role includes responsibility for directing the development and implementation of sales strategies and tactics that will enable Country Inns & Suites hotels in the Americas to maximize brand programmes and drive revenue through local and national efforts.
Prior to this new position, Irrgang served as vice-president of sales and marketing for Regent Hotels & Resorts and Carlson Managed Hotels & Resorts. Most recently, Messman served as senior director of revenue development for Country Inns & Suites By Carlson and Radisson Hotels & Resorts.