Vail Resorts changes 2 management positions
• Blaise Carrig will step down as president of mountain division to a senior advisor role.
• Patricia Campbell will succeed Carrig as president of mountain division.
• John Buhler succeeds Campbell as COO of Breckenridge.
• Michael Goar succeeds Buhler as COO of Keystone.
BROOMFIELD — Vail Resorts Monday announced a number of management changes to take place in its mountain division in the coming year, as part of a planned leadership succession.
Blaise Carrig, president of the company’s mountain division will step down from his position, but will remain with the company in a full-time role as senior mountain advisor until he retires in 2017. Patricia Campbell, executive vice president and chief operating officer of Breckenridge Ski Resort, will become president of the company’s mountain division. Both changes will occur on Aug. 1.
Carrig, 63, joined Vail Resorts in 2002 as chief operating officer of Heavenly Mountain Resort and became president of the mountain division in 2008. From 1997 to 2002, Carrig served as president and managing director of Canyons Resort and prior to that was managing director of Sugarbush Resort, where he held various positions since 1976.
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Campbell, 51, has been the chief operating officer for Breckenridge Ski Resort since 2009 and has also had oversight responsibility of Keystone Resort since 2011. Prior to her current role, Campbell was chief operating officer of Keystone Resort for three years. Campbell joined Vail Resorts in 1999 as director of ski school at Breckenridge and before that position she held leadership positions at Grand Targhee Resort and Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, where she started her career in 1985 as a ski instructor.
Chief Operating Officer Change
John Buhler, current chief operating officer of Keystone Resort, will become chief operating officer at Breckenridge Ski Resort and Mike Goar, current general manager of Canyons, will become chief operating officer of Keystone. Both changes will also occur on Aug. 1.