Abercrombie & Kent Names Buchhalter VP of Sales

Franz Buchhalter has assumed the role of vice president of sales at Abercrombie & Kent USA, LLC, according to a Tuesday release from the company.

Buchhalter will manage all Abercrombie & Kent-branded business and will be in charge of sales for the company's travel branch as well as its Residence Club, which is the largest equity-based destination club in the industry.

“Our guests define luxury not just by the degree of elegance, but by the quality of the experience,” said Scott Wiseman, Abercrombie & Kent president.  “I am confident that the addition of Franz Buchhalter to lead our sales team will help us deliver the message that A&K provides our clients with complete peace of mind while delivering transformational experiences around the globe.”

Buchhalter most recently worked as the vice president of leisure sales and marketing at Kerzner International Resorts, overseeing brands such as One&Only. He has also worked for Hyatt and Starwood.