SINGAPORE — Peter French will be the new president of Raffles Hotels & Resorts when John Johnston retires in January.
“Peter is a seasoned professional with proven expertise in managing luxury brands, and I am confident his wealth of experience will ensure the continued success of Raffles as it enters a new phase of expansion,” said Michael Glennie, COO of parent company, Fairmont Raffles Hotels International.
French has held managerial positions at The Sukothai in Bangkok, The Carlyle in New York and Grosvenor House Hotel in London. Most recently, French served as the regional VP of Europe, Middle East and Africa for Raffles Hotels & Resort and as GM of Raffles Dubai.
The Singapore-based Raffles Hotels & Resorts is comprised of properties around the world in countries such as China, Cambodia and Paris.