Former professional hockey player Denis Herron has been named international sales manager at Westin Dawn Beach Resort & Spa, St. Maarten.
Based in West Palm Beach, Florida, but traveling to St. Maarten often, his responsibilities include working with tour operators and travel agents in Canada, the U.S., France, and South America, as well as representing the resort at trade shows in various cities in North America and in France.
Prior to joining the Westin, Herron worked with Radisson Aruba and then the Radisson Blu in St. Martin.
Prior to his hotel career, Herron played professional hockey in the National Hockey League for 14 years as a goaltender for the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Montreal Canadians. He won the Vezina Trophy and the Jennings Trophy – both trophies were awarded to a goaltender for the best goals against average in the league.