Industry Update
Appointment30 July 2020

Antonio Ducceschi

Promoted Chief Commercial Officer
At Starhotels Group in Florence, Italy

Antonio Ducceschi

Starhotels is pleased to announce a new leader for its Commercial department, as part of an undergoing strategic reorganization: Antonio Ducceschi has been appointed Chief Commercial Officer.

The new organizational set-up comes from internal developments, aspiring to give a stronger impulse to the company's business expansion plans. Antonio Ducceschi is a passionate professional with a strong background in the tourism industry. After several international experiences, lastly in the Principality of Monaco as Regional Director Sales & Marketing Europe for Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, Ducceschi entered Starhotels' team in 2017 as Cluster General Manager Starhotels Collezione. In his new position as Chief Commercial Officer, Ducceschi is now responsible for a cross-sectional team covering Sales, Marketing & PR, Revenue and Distribution activities for all of the Group's 30 hotels.
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