Dorchester Collection’s three hotels in the
United Kingdom - The Dorchester, the 45 Park Lane and and the
country house hotel, Coworth Park - have made the following
has been appointed to area director of sales from his previous
position as director of group and event sales held since June
2011, during which time he restructured the department effecting
strong revenue growth.
Prior to joining Dorchester Collection,
James was general manager of The Montpellier Chapter Hotel,
general manager at Gordon Ramsay Holdings’ York & Albany and began
his career as house manager and private events manager at
Much admired in the hospitality industry,
as area director of sales James will be responsible for the
strategic sales goals for Dorchester Collection’s three UK
properties overseeing a 13 strong sales team, reporting to area
director of sales and marketing Trevor Owen.
has been appointed to assistant director of sales for the three
hotels, bringing 12 years’ experience in groups, corporate and
leisure sales across both America and the UK from previous sales
positions at Four Seasons, Maybourne Hotel Group and Rocco Forte.
Known in the industry for her
professionalism, efficiency and engaging energy, Victoria will be
responsible for increasing business to the UK hotels from the core
Adding to the team to be the face and
personality of social event sales for The Dorchester, Coworth Park
and 45 Park Lane, Alexandra Packman joined earlier this year from
The Savoy where she was event manager for three years.
Prior to that Alexandra looked after clients for
Searcy’s and held earlier roles at The Vineyard at Stockcross and
Great Fosters. Approaching almost a decade in hospitality,
Alexandra will be responsible for ensuring social clients treasure
every experience of holding an event at the three UK hotels, with
a particular focus on weddings.
Also joining the London based team,
Victoria Moir has been appointed to
sales executive from her previous role overseeing local
relationships and corporate sales for Dorchester Collection’s
luxury country house hotel Coworth Park. Friendly, resourceful and
knowledgeable, in her new position Victoria will oversee roadshow
and meeting business from the financial sector.
Bringing 11 years’ experience to the role,
Berkshire local Majella Baldacchino
began as director of sales for Coworth Park on 19 August 2013,
responsible for driving events, groups, corporate and leisure
business to the hotel. Majella joins from InterContinental London
Park Lane where she led the corporate sales team as business
development director and crossed the world meeting with corporate,
MICE and luxury clients.
Other sales positions were held at Conrad
London and Jurys Doyle Hotel Group. Reporting to Majella, young
talent Emily Beach has been
promoted to sales executive for Coworth Park from a previous
executive position with the group and events team for the three UK
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