Industry Update
Appointment24 April 2017

Demetra Pinsent

Named Candidate for Independent Director
At LVMH Hotel Management in Paris, France

Demetra PinsentBelmond Ltd. (NYSE: BEL) today announced the nomination of a new independent director, Lady Demetra Pinsent, chief executive officer of Charlotte Tilbury Beauty Ltd., for election to its board of directors at the Company’s 2017 annual general meeting of shareholders (“AGM”) to be held on June 1, 2017. Since February 2012, Lady Pinsent has served as chief executive officer of Charlotte Tilbury Beauty Ltd., a U.K.-based, privately owned beauty and cosmetics company that launched its brand in 2013. From 1999 through 2012, she worked for McKinsey & Co., serving as a partner since 2006. At McKinsey, she led the retail and consumer practice, with a focus primarily across the luxury goods, fashion, apparel, food and health, and beauty sectors. Lady Pinsent is also a non-executive director of Capital & Counties Properties plc, a U.K.-based property investment and development company listed on the London and Johannesburg stock exchanges, and, in January 2017, was appointed as a trustee of The Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry. Lady Pinsent will stand for election at the AGM along with current directors, Harsha V. Agadi, chairman Roland Hernandez, Mitchell C. Hochberg, Ruth A. Kennedy, Lord Livingston, Gail Rebuck, and president and chief executive officer H. Roeland Vos. Director John D. Campbell will retire from the board at the 2017 AGM.

LVMH Hotel Management

French luxury behemoth Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy (LVMH), announced in December 2018, the acquisition of London-based luxury hotel group Belmond. LVMH, the parent company of fashion houses including Christian Dior, Marc Jacobs and Givenchy as well as premium spirits, cosmetics and more, is looking to expand its empire in the hospitality business, which currently includes the Bulgari hotel brand, as well as Cheval Blanc.
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Recent Appointments at LVMH Hotel Management

Rob Roche - Director of Sales and Marketing

15 February 2019 — Rob joins the team with more than 20 years of experience across luxury hotel brands that include St. Regis, Rosewood Hotels and Resorts and Four Seasons Hotels. Most recently while working with The Peninsula Beverly Hills, he was responsible for implementing strategic goals for the principle teams across its Reservations, Sales, Advertising, E-Commerce, Social Media and Public Relations departments.
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Colleen Huther - General Manager

15 February 2019 — Colleen joins the property with over 30 years of luxury hotel experience working for international hotel brands including Hilton, Accor, and Marriott. She joins Belmond from the Hilton Checkers in Los Angeles, CA where she was General Manager.
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Christian Boyens - Decelopment director city hotels

12 February 2019 — LVMH entered hospitality by buying Cheval Blanc in 2006 - 4 hotels and an opening in 2020 in Paris - Bulgari brand in 2011 along with the jewelry department - 6 hotels and 4 in the pipeline and Belmond end of 2018 - 46 hotels trains and boats.
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