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Toronto, ON, November 16, 2022- the Greater Toronto Hotel Association is proud to announce the appointment of Sara Anghel as the new President & CEO.

“After a thorough search process Mrs. Anghel was a natural choice for the position” said Chairman of the Board Mr. Tim Reardon. “In addition to her prior experience with associations and government, the search committee appreciated her collaborative management style and drive to bring the association to the next level.”

In her most recent position Sara Anghel served as president of the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) Canada since 2008.

Mrs. Anghel has served on a number of national and international industry boards including as Chair of the Ontario Region Recreational Boating Advisory Council (RBAC), Co-Chair of Transport Canada’s National Recreational Boating Advisory Council (NRBAC) and President of the International Council of Marine Industry Associations (ICOMIA) {First Woman in its 55 year history}.

Mrs. Anghel has over 25 years of experience in the realm of government relations. She has served in a number of political positions with the Ontario government including communications, policy and chief of staff to the Minister of Northern Development & Mines and Environment, Energy, Natural Resources and Health.

In 2019, Sara was recognized as Woman of the Year by the Marine Retailers of America and in 2015 received the Boating Ontario President’s Award for outstanding contribution to the boating industry.

In her spare time, Sara enjoys boating with her family and gardening.

Mrs. Angel will commence the position of President & CEO at the GTHA on November 28th.


About the Greater Toronto Hotel Association (GTHA)

Founded in 1925, the Greater Toronto Hotel Association has been serving the hotel industry of the Greater Toronto Area for over ninety years. A major stakeholder in the tourism industry, the GTHA is the voice of the Greater Toronto Area's hotel industry, representing 170 hotels, with approximately 36,000 guest rooms and 32,000 employees. The GTHA is dedicated to serving the interests of its members on issues of public policy and advocates to raise the profile and prosperity of our members as a vital component of the hospitality industry.


For more information contact:

Emily Dickson

(519) 319-1352