Parisian-born Xavier Montembault has been appointed general manager of the five-star, 158-bedroom Wyndham Grand London Chelsea Harbour, just one year after his predecessor Jay Witzel took on the role.
Taking up the position immediately, Montembault will oversee a team of 200 staff.
Prior to joining the hotel in November 2010 as head of operations, he was operations manager at Park Plaza Westminster and Jumeirah Lowndes hotel, Montembault has also worked at the Gore hotel and the Athenaeum hotel as food and beverage manager.
He said:, "London is an exciting market for the hotel industry. We have an excellent team in place and I am looking forward to continuing my work with them to ensure we maintain the highest level of services for our guests and develop the hotel to its full potential".
The Wyndham Grand London Chelsea harbour is the flagship property for the Wyndham Group in the UK.
By Janet Harmer
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