FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
APPOINTMENT: KATHY WERHAN, SENIOR SALES MANAGER,
THE RITZ-CARLTON, NEW ORLEANS
NEW ORLEANS, La. -January 17, 2011 -Kathy Werhan has been appointed to the position of Senior Sales Manager for The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans. Werhan brings an impressive sales background including managerial positions with Fairmont Hotels, Hilton Hotels and the Sea Island Company.
Werhan joined first The Ritz-Carlton at the Buckhead property in 1991, where she held managerial positions, including National Sales Manager, Associate Director of Sales and the Director of Sales. She is joining The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans from The Ritz-Carlton Lodge, Reynolds Plantation in Greensboro, Georgia.
Werhan is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame.
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C., of Chevy Chase, Md., currently operates 75 hotels in the Americas, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and the Caribbean. More than 30 hotel and residential projects are under development around the globe. The Ritz-Carlton is the only service company to have twice earned the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, an award that originated in 1987. Its purpose is to promote the awareness of quality excellence, recognize quality achievements of companies and publicize successful quality strategies. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company won the award in 1992 and 1999. For more information, or reservations, contact a travel professional, call toll free in the U.S. 1-800-241-3333, or visit the company web site at http://www.ritzcarlton.com/. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE:MAR).
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