Industry Update
Appointment26 April 2016

Laurent Garrido

Appointed General Manager
At Hôtel & Ryads Barrière Le Naoura in Marrakech, Morocco

Laurent GarridoLaurent GARRIDO ESSEC IMHI 2004 has been appointed as General Manager of Hôtel & Ryad Barrière Le Naoura Marrakech. Previously Laurent was General Manager of “Clinique La Prairie” one of the world’s most exclusive clinics, tucked away in the idyllic lakeside town of Montreux. Laurent Garrido has acquired a long hospitality experience: management positions in prestigious hotels in Paris such as le Meurice and le Grand Hôtel InterContinental, as resident Manager Hôtel Les Pavillons Mauritius, resident Manager Hotel Dinarobin Mauritius, Generral Manager Le Sheraton Hôtel Tahiti and General Manager for Le Royal Evian Resort at Evian les Bains in France.

ESSEC Business School

Laurent Garrido (Class of 1994) is a graduate of ESSEC Business School in Cergy Pontoise - France
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Groupe Barrière

Founded in 1912 by François André and subsequently developed and managed by Lucien Barrière, Diane Barrière-Desseigne and Dominique Desseigne, the Barrière group has developed an unrivalled offering in the top of the range leisure market, founded with the view to providing operational excellence, a quality of service that is second to none and French art de vivre.
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Geraldine Dobey - General Manager

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Baghdassarian Stéphane - Development Director Hotels

23 June 2014 — Stéphane BAGHDASSARIAN IMHI 2001 has been appointed Development Director Hotels for Lucien Barrière Hôtels & Casinos. Prior to that Stéphane was Development Director for GLA Hotels.
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