Appointed General Manager
At Belmond British Pullman in London, United Kingdom
Belmond has announced the appointment of Jean-Baptiste Laglace as General Manager for UK luxury day train, Belmond British Pullman.
Jean-Baptiste Laglace re-joins Belmond's Trains & River Cruises following a year as Regional Food and Beverage Director in Peru; responsible for the food and beverage in the company’s five hotels and Belmond Hiram Bingham train. Prior to that Jean Baptiste held the position of Train Manager on board the company’s iconic Venice Simplon-Orient-Express. Prior to joining Belmond, Jean-Baptiste studied Hotel Management in Switzerland and has worked at some of the world’s most celebrated hotels overseeing Food and Beverage in Morocco, Japan, Hong Kong, France and the USA. Originally from Bordeaux, France, Jean-Baptiste is fluent in four languages and is a certified scuba diver, as well as being an ex-competitive snowboarder. Now living in London with his fiancé and their black pug, Elvis.