ASC Appoints New Real Estate VP


Newry, Maine., May 8-- American Skiing Company (ASC)recently appointed Hernan R. Martinez to the position of senior vicepresident and CEO of the ski resort developer's real estate developmentgroup.

Martinez has control of all ASC's real estate development and salesand will report to CEO Les Otten. Chris Howard, who has overseen realestate programs for the last two years, will continue in his role asexecutive vice president and chief administrative officer of the company.

Previous to taking the new position, Martinez served as a managing directorof Tishman-Speyer Properties of New York, a leading internationaldevelopment company.