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Jean Joseph has been promoted by luxury resorts group Kerzner International to sales and marketing vice president for the UK and Ireland.

She assumes responsibility for Kerzner's UK sales and marketing office and will be responsible for all sales and field marketing as well as the overall management of the London-based UK sales office.

Joseph joined Kerzner more than 10 years ago, initially as UK and Ireland sales director for Atlantis, eventually expanding into a wider leisure sales role for Kerzner International, adding the One&Only and Mazagan Beach & Golf properties to her responsibilities.

She has held previous sales roles with Kempinski and InterContinental Hotels Group.

At the same time, Brett Armitage, senior vice president, international sales and marketing, assumes responsibility for the expanded territories of Europe, Middle East, Africa, CIS and The Americas. All regional sales office directors in these regions will now reporting to him.

One&Only Resorts executive vice-president Helen McCabe-Young said: "This is an exciting time of growth for Kerzner International with a number of developments in the pipeline and a clear focus on building our sales and marketing structure to support this global expansion.

"We are delighted to expand the responsibilities of both Brett Armitage and Jean Joseph to build on the strong foundations they both have established thus far as we look ahead to the success of all of our brands g