New faces at Forest of Arden

Forest of Arden, a Marriott Hotel and Country Club, has announced the appointment of new staff within its golf operations team. Heading the appointments is Fraser Liston who will assume the director of golf role with immediate effect. Liston joins Forest of Arden from Marriot Tudor Park in Maidstone, and will be responsible for driving overall golf revenues, ensuring customer experience, upholding course conditioning and continuing positive business development.

Also joining the team is Matt Cooper who will take on the role of sales director. Cooper has held several positions with Marriott venues in the past, most recently at JW Marriott Marquis in Dubai and JW Marriott Grosvenor House in London. Petrina Johnson will take on the new role of proactive golf sales executive, tasked with driving more corporate golf business into the venue, as well as raising the overall profile of the resort.

Liston stated, “We are extremely excited at all the new appointments and each one of us is looking forward to the challenge of improving the golfing experience here at Forest of Arden. The new team will bring a combined wealth of experience to the setup here, many of whom have worked at various other Marriott venues around the world in the past.”

Pictured from left: Fraser Liston, Petrina Johnson and Matt Cooper

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