Accor has appointed former Starwood Lodges and Resorts govt Stephen Alden as CEO of the Raffles and Orient Specific manufacturers, the corporate introduced. Alden will report on to Accor chairman and CEO Sébastien Bazin and can change into a member of the group govt committee.
Alden most not too long ago created and launched the Dedica Anthology model in 2017, with 9 properties throughout Europe. He beforehand labored with Starwood, main the St. Regis and Luxurious Assortment manufacturers globally. He additionally served for 9 years as CEO of the Maybourne Resort Group, with properties together with the London accommodations Claridge’s, The Connaught and The Berkeley.
The primary Raffles in North America is scheduled to open in Boston in 2022.