Appointed Regional Managing Director
At Macdonald Hotels (UK) in Bathgate, United Kingdom
Independent hotel group Macdonald Hotels has appointed John Philipson as regional managing director for the M25 region, alongside two new general managers at its Windsor and Marlow properties.
Philipson will oversee four of the group’s 48 hotels: the four red-AA-starred Compleat Angler in Marlow, Buckinghamshire, and Windsor hotel; and the four-AA-starred Frimley Hall hotel in Camberley, Surrey, and Berystede hotel in Ascot, Berkshire.
During his 26-year career in the hospitality industry, Philipson has held senior positions at luxury hotels including the Lowry in Manchester and the Balmoral in Edinburgh. Most recently, he was regional vice-president at the Six Senses Resorts & Spas in Oman, responsible for properties in Jordan, the Maldives and Seychelles. He is also a member of the Master Innholders.