Industry Update
Appointment13 September 2019

Philippe Roux-Dessarps

Appointed General Manager
At Four Seasons Astir Palace Hotel Athens, Greece

Philippe Roux-Dessarps

Philippe Roux-Dessarps has been appointed General Manager of the recently opened Four Seasons Astir Palace Hotel Athens, bringing more than 25 years of international luxury hotel experience to this flagship Greek property.

Born in France, Philippe joins Four Seasons from the Park Hyatt Chicago where he held the position of general manager. Prior to his latest role, he was general manager of the Park Hyatt Tokyo for seven years, a vice-president of global brands for Hyatt corporate and has worked in luxury properties around the world, such as in Paris, Bali and London.

Philippe holds an MBA from the global graduate business school INSEAD and is an alumnus from the prestigious Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne hospitality management school in Switzerland. He likes to embrace challenges in his personal life too, as an amateur pilot with a private license that allows him to fly whenever his spare time allows.

As the new General Manager, Philippe looks forward to creating a home in Athens with his wife and two daughters.

Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL)

Philippe Roux-Dessarps (Class of 1992) is a graduate of Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL) in Lausanne - Switzerland
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