Ryan Matheson, a 20-year veteran of the hospitality and sales industry, has been appointed director of sales and marketing at The Westin Bayshore, Vancouver.
“We are delighted to welcome Ryan to the team as the new Director of Sales & Marketing,” says Marion Harper-Treskin, the hotel’s general manager. “Ryan brings a proven track record of success, understanding of the market as well as a new energy to our sales and marketing efforts that will be an asset to our team at The Westin Bayshore.”
Most recently Matheson held the position of director of sales and marketing at the Sheraton Vancouver Guildford Hotel. Previously he held the role of senior regional sales manager with Metropolitan Hotels leading the Western sales team. He also held the role of director of strategic partnerships with International Conference Services and Senior Sales Manager at the Hyatt Regency Vancouver.
“I am excited to join the team at The Westin Bayshore, Vancouver,” said Matheson. “It is an iconic Vancouver landmark property, and with our prime water front location combined with the draw of the signature Westin experience, I look forward to leading our team to drive outstanding results for years to come.”
Matheson serves on the Marketing-Communication Committee for the BC Chapter of the Canadian Society of Association Executives (CSAE). His community involvement extends as a guest speaker at BCIT, Arts Institute as well as the student chapters of Meeting Professionals International (MPI) and Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA).