Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the world’s leading luxury hospitality company, announces the appointment of Jane Burnell to Vice President Sales, Americas.
A 14-year veteran of Four Seasons, Burnell is currently Vice President of Sales for Europe, the Middle East and Africa where she leads Four Seasons sales activities throughout the region. During her three years in the position she has been instrumental in growing Four Seasons business in the region and played a key collaborative role in global sales initiatives and worldwide partner programs.
In April, Burnell will make the transition from Dubai to Toronto, where she will assume her new role overseeing sales efforts and client relationships across the Americas.
“This appointment is a testament to the deep bench strength and tenure within our sales organization,” says Jonathan Sicroff, Senior Vice President Global Sales, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts. “It recognizes Jane’s extensive global experience across cultures and geographies and impressive ability to foster substantive relationships with our clients.”
“Through a keen understanding and awareness of client needs and priorities Jane has pioneered innovative client engagement programs and experiences that uniquely position Four Seasons in the market,” continues Sicroff. “Her boundless enthusiasm and strong track record of delivering outstanding results will further strengthen our leadership position in the Americas.”
Since joining Four Seasons Worldwide Sales Office London in 2000, Burnell’s career path has been marked by progressively senior positions that have taken her across the globe and included the management of five of Four Seasons 16 Worldwide Sales Offices.
On her new role Burnell comments, “I am tremendously excited about the market opportunities ahead and look forward to extending my Four Seasons experience into a new region, building relationships with existing and new clients and joining a stellar team of seasoned sales professionals.”
Burnell’s replacement in Europe, the Middle East and Africa will be announced when the position is filled.