SEADREAM YACHT CLUB NAMES SUZANNE HOGAN
DIRECTOR, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT SOUTHWEST U.S.
Seasoned travel industry sales executive Suzanne Hogan has been named by SeaDream Yacht Club as Director, Business Development Southwest U.S.
Hogan (known widely as Susie by industry colleagues) begins here new position October 4 and will have SeaDream sales responsibilities for Southern California and the states of Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, Colorado, Utah and Hawaii.
In her new position she succeeds Rob Roche who moved on to pursue other interests.
Prior to joining SeaDream Susie was a District Sales Manager for Crystal Cruises from 2003 to 2010, and Norwegian Cruise Lines from 1999 to 2003. Earlier she served as Sales Manager and Promotions Director for Hawaiian Hotels and Resorts/Pleasant Holidays.
A graduate of UCLA with a bachelor’s degree in economics, she put herself through college by working as a flight attendant for PSA, a California regional airline. Following graduation, when PSA became U.S. Airways, she continued as a flight attendant for several years. “I was committed to travel at an early age and was able to fulfill that dream and with SeaDream the dream continues,” she says today.
In commenting on Hogan’s appointment, Bob Lepisto, President, SeaDream Yacht Club, said “We feel privileged that we will able to help Susie continue her dream. She has an important sales territory for SeaDream and we are confident she will be a major player for us.”
She reports to Gretchen Bell, SeaDream’s Vice President of Sales, the Americas, who said “Susie is well-known and respected in the greater community of travel professionals. She is a mover and shaker in our industry and we are very happy to have her on our team.”
Married and living in Southern California, Suzanne Hogan may be reached after October 4 at [email protected] or at 1 800 707-4911.
|Contact:||Media Contact: Ernest Beyl
Director, Corporate and Marketing Communications
SeaDream Yacht Club
September 8, 2010