SilverBirch announces new VPs

Tejash Chauhan. Photo by William Jans.

Tejash Chauhan. Photo by William Jans.

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Tom Tittel. Photo by William Jans.

Tom Tittel. Photo by William Jans.

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SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts has announced the appointment of Tom Tittel as vice president of operations, Eastern Canada and the promotion of Tejash Chauhan to vice president, risk and asset management.

In his new role, Tittel will work closely with SilverBirch’s Eastern Canada hotel operations and the corporate sales and marketing team in the company’s satellite office in Toronto.

Chauhan joined SilverBirch in July 2010 and brings over 12 years of experience as an engineering and risk management professional specializing in the development of broad-based, proactive risk management practices. Prior to joining SilverBirch, he was a vice president at Aon Risk Services in Vancouver.

SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts has also announced the appointment of Rick Fraser as director of sales for the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel and Conference Centre Regina. Fraser brings nearly 25 years of marketing and sales experience to SilverBirch. Previously, he worked in the advertising industry; was executive director, Regina Chamber of Commerce; and most recently VP sales and marketing with Postmedia in Saskatchewan.