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Kavin Schieferdecker Appointed Director Of Sales And Marketing Of Hilton Anatole
August 12, 2014
DALLAS - Hilton Anatole today announced the appointment of Kavin Schieferdecker as the hotel's director of sales and marketing. In his new position, Schieferdecker will oversee all aspects of sales and marketing for the 27-story, 1,606-room property managed by Hilton Worldwide.
"Kavin's impressive sales track record, focused energy and intensity make him an excellent choice for this position," said Harold Rapoza, general manager of Hilton Anatole. "We have every expectation that under his leadership the hotel will continue to break sales records and serve as a premiere destination for leisure and business travelers."
Schieferdecker has been part of the Hilton Anatole team since 2009, serving as the director of sales. He has proven his success in this role by delivering increased room production year after year. In 2011, the team booked 94,000 rooms for 2012 - breaking records within Hilton Worldwide for a single year's bookings. In addition, he has led the team to increase group room revenue by 24 percent since he started in 2009.
Prior to his joining Hilton Worldwide, Schieferdecker spent 13 years with Marriott International, holding leadership positions as area director of sales and marketing in Boston, director of sales and marketing in Vancouver, and director of hotel sales in San Antonio. He also held senior sales roles at hotels in San Antonio; Rancho Mirage, California; and Cleveland.
Schieferdecker is a graduate of the University of North Dakota with a degree in business management and holds a master of science degree from Georgia Southern University. He and his wife reside in Irving, Texas, where their three boys enjoy playing competitive baseball, football and basketball.
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