Having worked in hospitality for over 11 years, Yarmolyu started her career as a school teacher, spending 10 years teaching Russian language and literature in her native Ukraine, before beginning hospitality work in the UK in 2008.
Yarmolyu said: “I am thrilled to be appointed as General Manager of the Mercure Sheffield Parkway, and look forward to maintaining and improving the existing excellent standards of this hotel.
“My goals for 2020 and beyond include improving the ranking of the hotel within the Mercure Brand in the UK; the hotel is currently second, I hope to achieve a first place ranking. Looking beyond the hotel itself, I also hope to build long-lasting local connections and to support the business community of Sheffield and Rotherham.”
Shane Harris, CEO for Jupiter Hotels who operate the Mercure Sheffield Parkway, added: “We are delighted to welcome Ruslana to her new role and support her in leading the Mercure Sheffield Parkway team.
“Ruslana is a highly motivated hospitality professional, with a proven track record of inspiring, engaging and motivating high performing teams, and building profitable hotel businesses within the mid-scale market.”