Park Hyatt Tokyo is pleased to announce the appointment of Hervé Mazella as General Manager of the luxury hotel. Hervé Mazella will oversee operations of the 177-room hotel located in Nishi-Shinjuku, Tokyo.
Hervé Mazella was born in Provence and studied at a hotel academy in France before furthering his studies in hotel management in both France and Germany and going on to receive a Masters in Hospitality.
Hervé Mazella has a strong passion for culinary arts and the “Arts de la table”. He was awarded the Vice Champion prize at the 1998 “Desserts of France” competition and worked in Michelin-starred Relais & Chateaux properties in Provence and the UK, including the Waterside Inn under the famous three Michelin star Chef Michel Roux.
In 2004, Hervé Mazella moved to Monte Carlo to join the events team of Le Méridien Hotel and then became the Director of Operations at their sister property on the Côte d’Azur. His last position with Starwood Hotels and Resorts group was in Cairo, where he was Director of Food and Beverage and Executive Assistant Manager.
In 2012, Hervé Mazella joined Hyatt International in Hong Kong, first as Executive Assistant Manager – Food and Beverage, and later promoted to Hotel Manager of Grand Hyatt Hong Kong.
Hervé Mazella replaces Philippe Roux-Dessarps, who has been General Manager of Park Hyatt Tokyo since September 2008.
“It is a privilege for me to take over from Philippe Roux-Dessarps who has achieved many milestones with the team over the past 7 years for which I have lot of respect for. I am looking forward to joining the team to continue creating memorable experiences for our guests at Park Hyatt Tokyo and sharing our passion for hospitality.”