Geraldine Dobey has been appointed the overall supervisor of Mandarin Oriental, Paris. The appointment marks her return to the Mandarin Oriental Resort Group as she was beforehand a part of the management group on the group’s Geneva property. She will even oversee Mandarin Oriental, Geneva and Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech as space vice chairman of operations.
Dobey, who hails from Eire, attained her bachelor’s diploma in Resort and Catering Administration on the Galway Institute of Expertise. She started her profession within the lodge business in 1991 and held a number of operational positions earlier than turning into the lodge supervisor at Hilton London Mews in 1999. She was additionally the lodge supervisor at Hilton London Hyde Park and director of operations at Langham Hilton.
In 2003, she was appointed the GM of Hilton Paris, which she ran for 5 years, earlier than taking cost of the Hilton Arc de Triomphe adopted by Resort Barrière Le Fouquet’s Paris. In December 2019, Dobey was named the “Normal Supervisor of the Yr” on the Worldwide Hospitality Awards.
As an professional within the Parisian market, Dobey returns to the five-star Mandarin Oriental, Paris to strengthen its place as one of many metropolis’s pre-eminent luxurious inns. Impressed by style and inventive creativity and underpinned by the model’s legendary service, the lodge embodies a celebration of Paris in the present day and tomorrow. “As a real lover of Paris, I’m proud and enthusiastic to steer one of many metropolis’s most vibrant inns, the place modern Parisian magnificence blends with Oriental refinement,” Dobey mentioned in a press launch.
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