Westin makes new hire, wins magazine award

The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa has appointed Sheretha Yarber its convention-services manager.

Yarber, who held the same title at a resort in Denver, Colo., will be responsible for coordinating the schedules and plans for group meetings and conferences.

The resort also has been named one of the "Best of the South 2012" properties by the readers of Meetings Focus South magazine. The readers chose properties based on their guest rooms, meeting spaces, staff, service, food, amenities and value.