June 20, 2012
Joe Aguilera has been appointed director of sales and marketing of The Langham, Chicago, a 316-room luxury hotel slated to open mid-2013 at 330 N. Wabash Ave.
Aguilera, 52, will direct and oversee the hotel's sales, public relations, marketing, social media and revenue teams.
With more than 25 years marketing experience, he was most recently vice president of sales and marketing for Elysian Hotels & Resorts in Chicago. He developed the brand and helped launch its first property, The Elysian Chicago. Before this, he spent 19 years with Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts, including roles as sales and marketing director of the Four Seasons Hotel Chicago and The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago. He also worked in sales with Four Seasons in Dallas and Philadelphia.
Aguilera received a bachelor's degree from Purdue University.