Navid has been with The Sutton Place Hotel Vancouver for almost 30 years, originally joining when it was a Le Meridien Hotel. He has progressed through numerous areas within the hotel, winning many Quality Service Awards over the years, both as a Team Member and a Leader. In his current position of General Manager, he leads the management team in ensuring successful day-to-day operations, as well as execution of strategic and business goals for a 561-room luxury hotel. Navid has an unparalleled attention to detail, and has proven to be dedicated to providing an outstanding experience for both our Guests and our Employees.
Navid has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communication Studies from California State University, and has built upon his hospitality experience and knowledge over the years by attending many workshops and seminars. An active member of the Hotel Association of Vancouver, Vancouver Hotel Destination Association (will be Vice Chair 2017), Tourism Vancouver and Vancouver Board of Trade. He has also volunteered his time guest-lecturing at several local hospitality organizations and management schools, such as Go2, Vancouver Premier College, and various high school hospitality programs.
In his spare time, Navid enjoys spending time with his family, playing tennis & soccer, and expanding his food and wine knowledge.