Starwood Hotels & Resorts Hawaii recently made three general manager appointments: Chip Bahouth will serve as general manager of the Sheraton Kauai Resort; R. George Reed will take the position of general manager of the Sheraton Keauhou Bay Resort & Spa; and Tetsuji Yamazaki will be the general manager of the Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa.
Bahouth joined Starwood in 1981 and has held a variety of leadership positions with the company in the areas of operations, sales and marketing, and food and beverage. He has worked for many of Starwood's Hawaii resorts, including the Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa, the former Hotel Hana Maui and the Sheraton Princess Kaiulani in Honolulu.
Reed, who joined Starwood in 1999, rose through the ranks at the Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa as guest services manager, restaurant manager, front office manager, and hotel manager, among several other positions.
Yamazaki joined Starwood in 1997 and has since held numerous leadership roles at The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, and the Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa. In his most recent role, Yamazaki served as general manager of Sheraton Keauhou Bay Resort & Spa.