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Three Bermudians take new career steps with Fairmont

Fairmont Bermuda yesterday announced three new appointments and promotions of Bermudian staff.

As a 25-year veteran of Fairmont Bermuda,

Andre Binns has rejoined the team at The Fairmont Hamilton Princess as Fairmont Gold Manager after retiring in 2010.

Mr Binns began his career at The Fairmont Hamilton Princess in 1988. Over the years he worked in the front office in various capacities such as executive housekeeper, front office director and manager of quality. In 2005, he transferred to The Fairmont Southampton as director of front office.

Beverly Pitt has been named director of security at The Fairmont Southampton. With more than 30 years of experience with the Bermuda Police Service, Ms Pitt has served in a variety of roles. Since 2010, she was inspector in-charge of the Police Communications Centre, CCTV & Crime Prevention Unit. From 2006 to 2009 she was career development officer. Throughout her time with Bermuda Police Service, she also served as detective inspector for various units and held a number of managerial roles

Nicholas Van de Weg has been promoted from senior chef de partie to sous chef at The Fairmont Southampton's restaurant Wickets.

Mr Van de Weg has been with The Fairmont Southampton since 2007. From 2005 to 2007 he was head chef at John L Sullivan's Restaurant and from 2003 to 2004 he was chef tourner at Café Protégé, both located in West Palm Beach, Florida.

“One of our goals at Fairmont Bermuda is to embrace the talents of local Bermudians and provide opportunities for our staff to continue cultivating their careers,” says Nelda Simons, regional director of human resources with The Fairmont Southampton.

Promoted: Pictured (from left) are Fairmont Bermuda's Beverly Pitt, Andre Binns, and Nicholas Van de Weg

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Published March 25, 2011 at 9:54 am (Updated March 25, 2011 at 9:54 am)

Three Bermudians take new career steps with Fairmont

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