Industry Update
Appointment 4 June 2020

Iain Langridge

Promoted Divisional Managing Director Asia Pacific
At Belmond in Bangkok, Thailand

Iain Langridge

Iain, who has more than 20 years of international hospitality experience, has spent most of his career at Louvre Hotels Group, a subsidiary of Jin Jiang Hotels.

He first joined that company in September 2008 as Senior Regional General Manager before being promoted in 2014 to Director of International Operations.

Iain worked in that position for eight months and then joined Damac Hotels & Resorts in Dubai as Corporate Director of Operations, before returning to Louvre Hotels Group in 2017 as COO and Head of Development Asia Pacific.

Based in Belmond's regional headquarters in Bangkok, Thailand, Iain will manage the regional operations, finance, sales and marketing, and development teams across six countries in the region.

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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