Industry Update
Appointment20 September 2016

James Jude

Appointed General Manager
At La Suite West – Hyde Park in London, United Kingdom

James JudeWellness destination and boutique hotel La Suite West – Hyde Park is thrilled to appoint James Jude as General Manager. With extensive knowledge in luxury hotel management spanning operations and sales, James brings strong commercial insight and a wealth of leadership to the role. James joins La Suite West – Hyde Park following three years with DoubleTree by Hilton London Marble Arch, where he was Director of Sales & Marketing. Prior to DoubleTree, James also held senior leadership positions covering sales and general management with highly prestigious hospitality brands. With a strong professional history, James is an ideal addition to the La Suite West – Hyde Park team. James’s recent career highlights include spearheading the brand transition of an acquired Hilton, updating management styles, philosophy and delivery. His work with various luxury hotel and leisure groups has seen James work both with and for fellow senior managers; board executives and also a range of local 3rd party stakeholders, large-scale suppliers and more. As a result, James is set to bring a well-rounded skillset from multiple disciplines, including revenue management, sales strategy and operations as he reaches his long-term career goal as General Manager at La Suite West – Hyde Park.

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