COMO Hotels & Resorts has expanded its sales team in the UK as it looks to grow its market share and target new sectors. Needa Saatchi has been appointed sales manager for the UK and Middle East at the hotel group and will join on 3 May. She previously worked at Dukes Hotel and has also held roles at the Millennium Copthorne Group. Katie Sainsbury will also join COMO on 3 May as sales manager for MICE, constortia and e-commerce. Sainsbury most recently worked at the Lancaster London. In addition, Felipe Gomez is leaving Mason Rose to join COMO on 16 May. He will be sales manager for Europe (Spain, Russia, Netherlands, Belgium and Scandinavia) and will also assist Nicola Wood, director of leisure sales in the UK.