Industry Update
Appointment 9 June 2017

Francois Arrighi

Appointed General Manager
At Four Seasons Hotel Megève in Megeve, France

Francois ArrighiFrancois Arrighi has been named General Manager of the new Four Seasons Hotel Megève. Opening in time for the 2017/18 ski season, the all-new hotel will be the company’s third in France, and its fifth mountain destination. Arrighi arrives in Megève from Four Seasons Hotel George V, Paris, where as Hotel Manager he was responsible for day-to-day operations and was also closely involved in the wildly successful launch of two new Michelin-starred restaurants. Before joining Four Seasons, he spent several years in the French Alpine ski resort of Courchevel following positions in Paris, Geneva and the French Riviera. In preparing for his new role, Arrighi has spent time in several of Four Seasons mountain resort destinations in North America, including Vail, Jackson Hole and Whistler.Anticipated to open in late 2017, Four Seasons Hotel Megève will be the only hotel in the area located directly on the Mont d’Arbois slopes, placing guests in the heart of the French Alps in an unmatched setting with 360 degree views.

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