Corinthia Hotels Appoints renowned Hotelier Liam Lambert to head it's Hotel OperationsL
27 October 2011
Corinthia Hotels announces the appointment of seasoned hotelier Liam Lambert as its Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Lambert will be directing Corinthia Hotels’ strategic operational objectives to maximise product quality, guest satisfaction and profitability across all owned and managed hotels.
Mr. Lambert joins Corinthia Hotels following an illustrious international career spanning 30 years and four continents. His last appointment was that of President of Oberoi Hotels & Resorts. Prior to that, Mr. Lambert was the Director of Operations in Europe, Africa and the Middle East for Mandarin Oriental Hotels.
“Corinthia Hotels is a natural move for me. Importantly, apart from its wonderful properties, the company puts great focus on its Spirit of Corinthia message and its Craftsmanship of Care philosophy among its team members, which are both very close to my heart. I am truly excited by the prospect of working as both coach and team-player in helping to grow the Corinthia portfolio”, said Mr Lambert.
Welcoming his appointment, Simon Naudi, CEO of Corinthia Hotels, said “Liam joins Corinthia at an exciting time, having just launched our flagship London hotel and looking forward to actively expanding our brand in major cities around the world. With his vast experience and extensive international luxury hospitality knowledge, Liam will be influential in giving life to our brand values across our collection of hotels, whilst providing a sound operational platform to our growth.”
Mr. Lambert, an Irish citizen, is a graduate of Harvard Business School. He is married and has three daughters. Initially, he will operate from his London base, before relocating to the company’s headquarters in Malta next year.
ABOUT CORINTHIA HOTELS
Corinthia is a collection of hotels founded by the Pisani family of Malta. The brand remains true to its roots as a family business, fired by a passion for craftsmanship, devotion to detail and intuitive, warm service. Each of our hotels and resorts created in some of the most intriguing areas of the world is a tribute to local architecture and cultural traditions. The Corinthia portfolio includes the flagship Corinthia Hotel London, the award-winning Corinthia Hotel Budapest in Hungary, Corinthia Hotel Prague in the Czech Republic, Corinthia Hotel St Petersburg in Russia and Corinthia Palace Hotel & Spa in Malta. The portfolio also features Corinthia Hotel St George’s Bay in Malta, the Corinthia Hotel Tripoli in Libya, and the modern Corinthia Hotel Lisbon in Portugal.
The Corinthia Hotel brand is owned by International Hotel Investments plc., a publicly-traded company in Malta, which also acquires, develops and owns Corinthia Hotels worldwide. The management of the hotels is entrusted to a subsidiary company CHI Hotels & Resorts Limited, which provides the full range of technical assistance and management services to hotel owners worldwide. CHI is the exclusive operator of the Corinthia brand as well as the Wyndham and Ramada Plaza brands for Europe, Africa and The Middle East. The Wyndham Hotels Group is a shareholder in CHI Hotels & Resorts.
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