TORONTO — Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts in Toronto has promoted two members of its executive team.
Christian Clerc has been promoted to president, Worldwide Hotel Operations and will oversee all aspects of operations in the company’s growing global portfolio. Clerc will focus on cultivating the company’s renowned service culture among its world-class employees and continuing to seek out new ways to evolve and elevate the guest experience. Born in Switzerland and a graduate of l’Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne, Clerc has been with Four Seasons for 16 years. He moves into his new role after holding senior executive positions in several regions — including two years in Dubai as president, Hotel Operations – Europe, Middle East and Africa.
Vince Parrotta is the new president, Hotel Operations – Americas, overseeing operations for the company’s largest region, which currently encompasses close to 50 hotels and resorts. Parrotta joined Four Seasons in 1999 with more than 15 years of industry experience. During his nearly 20-year tenure with the company, Parrotta has held senior positions at Four Seasons properties throughout the Americas. In 2007 he was promoted to his first general manager appointment in Jackson Hole and in 2009, became GM in Scottsdale, where he was also regional vice-president, overseeing five additional hotels and resorts.