Industry Update
Appointment27 December 2017

Paul Leclerc

Appointed Managing Director
At The Langham Huntington, Pasadena - CA, USA

Paul LeclercThe Langham Huntington, Pasadena, Southern California's iconic landmark hotel, proudly announces Paul Leclerc as managing director. In his role, Leclerc will be responsible for managing the hotel's day-to-day success and overseeing all operational aspects of the 377-room property. A seasoned leader and innovator in hospitality with more than 25 years of service in the hotel industry, Leclerc joins The Langham Huntington, Pasadena after a 16-year career with Loews Hotels & Resorts. During his tenure with Loews, Leclerc spearheaded successful initiatives including the multi-faceted project, “La Dolce Vita” at Loews Portofino which brought the spirit of Italy to life and created unforgettable experiences for guests. He led the Loews Portofino Bay to be recognized as Loews’ Hotel of the Year in 2010 after being awarded Loews’ General Manager of the Year in 2007. For the past year, Paul has brought success to Le Meridien Santa Monica where he was recognized as a leader in environmental issues, earning the environmental sustainable Quality Award from the city of Santa Monica. Born in Winnipeg, Canada, Paul obtained his degree in Business Administration which led him to more than two decades of service in the hotel industry where his passion and vision have proved transformative. Prior to joining Loews, Leclerc served as director of rooms at the five-diamond Sutton Place Hotel in Vancouver, B.C.

Langham Hospitality Group

Langham Hospitality Group encompasses a family of distinctive hospitality brands which include hotels, resorts, residential serviced apartments, restaurants and spas, located on four continents. It takes its name from the legendary Langham in London which was opened in 1865 as Europe's first Grand Hotel.
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