Vail shakes up leadership team

BROOMFIELD — Chris Jarnot, Vail Resorts Inc. (NYSE: MTN) executive vice president, is leaving the firm after 34 years.

Jarnot, who will stay on through the end of the year, has previously served as Vail’s chief marketing officer and chief operating officer. 

“Chris has played a pivotal role in the success of our company across so many different areas, leaving behind a legacy of operational excellence, business sophistication and a culture of outstanding guest service,” Vail CEO Rob Katz said in a prepared statement. 

Vail is planning a series of personnel moves in advance of Jarnot’s departure, according to a company news release. 

  • Bill Rock, currently chief operating officer of Park City Mountain, will relocate to Broomfield and will now oversee the company’s mountain resorts in Colorado and Utah
  • Pete Sonntag, currently chief operating officer of Whistler Blackcomb, will relocate to Broomfield and will now oversee Whistler Blackcomb and Stevens Pass, as well as the company’s three resorts in Lake Tahoe and three resorts in Australia
  • Doug Pierini, currently chief operating officer of Okemo Mountain Resort, will continue to oversee the company’s three Northeast resorts and will now have oversight of the company’s three Midwest resorts, as well as the 17 Peak Resorts’ ski areas in the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and Midwest, 

 

BROOMFIELD — Chris Jarnot, Vail Resorts Inc. (NYSE: MTN) executive vice president, is leaving the firm after 34 years.

Jarnot, who will stay on through the end of the year, has previously served as Vail’s chief marketing officer and chief operating officer. 

“Chris has played a pivotal role in the success of our company across so many different areas, leaving behind a legacy of operational excellence, business sophistication and a culture of outstanding guest service,” Vail CEO Rob Katz said in a prepared statement. 

Vail is planning a series of personnel moves in advance of Jarnot’s departure, according to a company news release. 

  • Bill Rock, currently chief operating officer of Park City Mountain, will relocate to Broomfield and will now oversee the company’s mountain resorts in Colorado and Utah
  • Pete Sonntag, currently chief operating officer of Whistler Blackcomb, will relocate to Broomfield and will now oversee Whistler Blackcomb and Stevens Pass, as well as the company’s three resorts in Lake Tahoe and three resorts in Australia
  • Doug Pierini, currently chief operating officer of Okemo Mountain Resort, will continue to oversee the company’s three Northeast resorts and will now have oversight of the company’s three Midwest resorts, as well as the 17 Peak Resorts’ ski areas in the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and Midwest,