Industry Update
Appointment20 November 2018

Susannah Lurie

Appointed Director of Sales North America
At Dorchester Collection

Susannah Lurie

Dorchester Collection has announced the appointment of two new senior executives to take leading positions in sales and marketing for its three UK hotels - The Dorchester and 45 Park Lane in Mayfair, and Coworth Park in Ascot. The duo, who will report into regional director and general manager of The Dorchester, Robert Whitfield, are tasked with driving growth into the North American market.

Matthew Rowlette was appointed area director of sales and marketing effective from February 21, 2018, and Susannah Lurie appointed director of sales for North America effective from July 2, 2018.

Reporting to Matthew Rowlette, Susannah will support the sales drive with a focus on the North American market. Susannah joins from almost 20 years with Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts beginning in Park Lane before opening Four Seasons Hotel Hampshire as director of marketing. This followed with a move to manage the North American market for the three Four Seasons properties based in the UK. Most recently, Susannah's role as director of sales, leisure and corporate saw her manage the North American and Asian markets as well as overseeing the leisure and corporate team which included the Middle East, Russia/ CIS and South American markets.

Dorchester Collection

The Dorchester Collection is the successor to the Dorchester Group, originally established in 1996 to manage a portfolio of some of the world’s foremost luxury hotels in Europe and the USA. The launch of Dorchester Collection in 2006 signalled a change to the strategic goals of the company.
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