Lynn Waterman

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Top North East sales director takes national award

One of the North East’s top hotel sales directors has beaten off competition from across the UK and Ireland to scoop a prestigious national award.

Lynn Waterman, sales director at Hilton Newcastle Gateshead, has been named Best Sales Person of the Year at a recent Hilton awards ceremony and conference.

The event, held at Hilton East Midlands was attended by 200 representatives from across the Hilton UK and Ireland provinces division.

The annual conference brings sales directors and co-ordinators from across the division together to share best practice and to look at the key messages to promote the brand in 2015 and culminates in an awards ceremony celebrating in success of 2014.

Although a number of honours are given out on the night, the Sales Person of the Year is recognised as the most sought-after award, which is voted for by members of the sales team.

Nominees have to demonstrate strong levels of performance, show they consistently lead by example along with supporting and converting business for their Hilton WorldWide colleagues locally, nationally and globally. “Having worked for Hilton for more than ten years, I am overwhelmed and delighted to receive such a recognition from my peers,” said Lynn.

“Especially as competition is fierce as there are so many hardworking and successful individuals in the team.” Martin Robinson, General Manager at Hilton Newcastle Gateshead said he was “extremely proud” of Lynn’s achievement. “Lynn has been integral to the success of the hotel since the day it opened and we are all delighted to see her skills nationally recognised,” he said.

This was posted in Bdaily's Members' News section by Sorted PR .

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