Leeu Collection appoints Christophe Mercier as Area General Manager, UK & Europe

 width=Christophe Mercier Christophe has had a long and distinguished career in the hospitality world, spanning more than 25 years. He has held a number of senior Management positions at Starwood Hotels & Resorts, including roles at iconic properties such as the Hotel Danieli in Venice, The Palace Hotel in San Francisco and the W Paris Opera.

Commenting on his appointment, Christophe said, ÒJoining the Leeu Collection provides a unique opportunity to collaborate with a visionary and passionate owner, as well as expert team members, in the future development of this young brand’s journey, which, for me as an hotelier, is a lifetime dream. We already have solid foundations in South Africa’s Franschhoek on which we can build, creating more Leeu properties with exceptional selling points in the United Kingdom and Italy, while seeking other opportunities to grow our portfolioÓ.

Owner and founder of the Leeu Collection Analjit Singh added, ÒI am delighted to welcome an hotelier as seasoned as Christophe to the Leeu family and I very much look forward to working closely with him as we grow the brand over the coming yearsÓ.

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