Hastings Hotels has announced three new director positions, including a new member to the board of directors
Aileen Martin becomes Group Commercial Director, Archana Dharni has been appointed Marketing Director and Eoin McGrath has been promoted to Assistant Sales Director.
As Group Commercial Director, Aileen Martin will oversee the strategic development and commercial plans of the sales and marketing departments.
Archana Dharni joins the company with almost 20 years’ experience in marketing, brand and product management and delivering high-profile, high-value global trade exhibitions.
As Marketing Director, she will lead, manage and direct the overall marketing activities of the group’s six hotels.
Eoin McGrath joined the company in 2015 and most recently held the position of Luxury Sales Manager.
As Assistant Sales Director he is charged with leading the sales and revenue teams and developing and implementing innovative and profitable sales strategies for Hastings Hotels.
Archana Dharni will also join Aileen Martin, Howard Hastings, James McGinn, Allyson McKimm, Peter Gibson, Edward Carson and Julie Hastings on the Board of Directors.
“We are delighted to welcome Archana Dharni to Hastings Hotels as our new Marketing Director and congratulate Aileen Martin and Eoin McGrath on their new roles,” said James McGinn, Managing Director of Hastings Hotels.
“I am confident that their collective knowledge, experience and skillsets will be key in supporting the continued growth, innovation and strategic development of Hastings Hotels.”
Voted Ireland’s best luxury hotel group for the past two years, The Hastings Collection has six hotels, including the five-star Culloden Estate and Spa and Grand Central Hotel, the world-famous Europa Hotel, and the Stormont Hotel – all situated in Belfast.
The group also owns the four-star Everglades Hotel in Derry, and the historic Ballygally Castle set on the stunning Antrim coast at the gateway to the nine Glens of Antrim, a short drive from the Giant’s Causeway and world-famous Games of Thrones Tour.