Northview Hotel Group Hires Seasoned Hotel Executive, Leon Cox, as General Manager at the Sheraton Raleigh

sheridan1Raleigh, NC (January 16, 2013) – Northview Hotel Group proudly announces the appointment of Leon Cox as General Manager of the Sheraton Raleigh in the heart of downtown Raleigh, NC. Cox brings more than 25 years of hospitality experience to the Northview team.

“As an NC State grad, Leon has strong ties to the local Raleigh community.  Leon’s experience, balanced approach to improving performance, and local knowledge are a perfect fit to lead the strategic repositioning of the Sheraton Raleigh,” says David Zeuske, Partner and COO of Northview Hotel Group’s management arm, NVHG Management.

During school and following graduation Leon worked at the Raleigh Crabtree Marriott, beginning his career in banquets, catering, and convention services.  He moved on to the Greenville Marriott, becoming Director of Food & Beverage and also held food and beverage leadership positions at the Ritz Carlton, Reynolds Plantation and the Richmond Marriott.  He returned to the Greenville Marriott in 2005 to take on an area role overseeing both the Greenville property and the Charleston Riverview Hotel.

Looking to grow beyond food and beverage and become a General Manager, he joined Procaccianti Hotel Group as Director of Operations for The Westin Providence and then General Manager of the Sheraton Suites in Old Town Alexandria.  In 2008, he returned to North Carolina as General Manager of the Marriott Charlotte Executive Park working for Sage Hospitality.  He has a strong commitment to training and development and developed the executive training and orientation program for all of Sage Hospitality.

Leon has a strong revenue generation focus and shares Northview’s vision that satisfied associates lead to high levels of guest satisfaction resulting in stronger, more consistent business volumes and outstanding results.

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