Posted by on Sep 18, 2012 in Editor's Choice, Featured Article, Local News & Alerts | 0 comments

Heidi Stirling-Aguiar, catering sales manager; Mario Oliveira, director of facilities operations

The Fairmont Hamilton Princess today announces two new appointments.

“It’s Bermudians who give visitors a welcoming and authentic experience different from any other destination, which is why we are committed to hiring the people of our island to fill the breadth of career opportunities available at The Fairmont Hamilton Princess,” said Kellianne Smith, director of human resources with The Fairmont Hamilton Princess. “We are proud to announce the appointment of two Bermudians and we wish them well in their careers with us.”

As the new catering sales manager at The Fairmont Hamilton Princess, Heidi Stirling-Aguiar will be applying her more than 22 years of experience in the hospitality industry to help guests plan memorable weddings, business and social events. She began her career in 1990 as a front desk and reservation agent at the Marriot Castle Harbour before working her way up to positions such as accounts clerk and group coordinator. In 1992, she joined Elbow Beach Hotel as credit manager and after a brief stint managing accounts for Express Muffler Company, she returned to Elbow Beach Hotel in 1998 as group coordinator in the sales department for one year before taking time off to take care of her family.

In her new role, Ms. Stirling-Aguiar will be reporting to the director of catering.

With more than 25 years of experience managing and maintaining buildings in the hospitality industry, Mario Oliveira returns to The Fairmont Hamilton Princess as director of facilities operations. In 1986, Mr. Oliveira started his career as an assistant chief engineer at The Fairmont Hamilton Princess. From there he took on the role of director of property operations at Sonesta Beach Hotel from 1998 to 2003. His most recent role was director of engineering at The Fairmont Copley Plaza in Boston, which he has held since 2006.

As a member of the International Facility Management Association, Mr. Oliveira also has a City & Guilds in Mechanical & HVAC plant operations as well as a Cleaver Brooks Certificate in Boiler Operations.

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