Global hospitality company Benchmark has promoted Eric Gavin to chief officer of sales. Gavin’s previous position was senior vice president of sales & marketing.
“It is with great pleasure that I announce Eric’s new role within our company,” says Ted Davis, Benchmark’s chief sales and marketing officer. “He has a gift for developing high achievement within his sales teams that has resulted in extraordinary success for our company’s sales professionals and for Benchmark. His new position will enable him to expand his motivating influence to all areas of revenue generation for our properties and our company. We look forward to new heights of success for Eric, his team and for Benchmark.”
Gavin’s new role will entail oversight and direction of Benchmark’s systemwide revenue management department, as well as the company’s global sales strategy and performance functions.
Gavin previously held the position of regional vice president sales and marketing for Benchmark, leading the teams of sales professionals and sales operations for resorts and hotels throughout Florida, California, Tennessee and the Caribbean. He has also previously served as vice president of marketing for Noble House Hotels & Resorts. Gavin attended the University of South Carolina - Aiken.