Frid takes top post at Fairmont US

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts has announce the
appointment of Kevin Frid to Senior Vice President Operations for North America.Based out of Fairmont’s corporate headquarters in Toronto, Frid, who most recently
held the position of Regional Vice President, U.S. Central Region & General Manager,
The Fairmont Chicago, will be responsible for the direction and overall performance
of Fairmont’s hotel operations in North America.
“Kevin has an extensive hospitality background and will be a great addition to our
senior management team,” said Chris Cahill, Fairmont’s President & C.O.O. “I look
forward to working alongside him as we continue to grow our business in North
America with many of our key strategic partners.”
A familiar face at Fairmont, Frid first joined the company at sister brand Delta
Hotels in 1982.  During his tenure, he held the General Manager’s position at
several Delta properties across Canada until in 1993 when he was promoted to
Regional Vice President & General Manager, Delta Ottawa.  In 1997 he was
subsequently chosen to oversee the day-to-day operations for the first-class hotel
company as the brand’s Vice President Operations. 
Frid holds an M.B.A. from Queens University, as well as a B.A. in Hospitality &
Tourism Management from Ryerson University.