Former Rosewood exec joins Regent Hotels & Resorts


The Regent Berlin

Regent Hotels & Resorts has appointed Peter Finamore as senior vice president of operations, a role whereby he will lead the operational and financial performance of all Regent hotels globally.

Finamore has more than 30 years of hospitality service, most recently as managing director at Rosewood Hotels & Resorts in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. There, he was responsible for a team of more than 1,200 employees, the operation of three hotels and the management of fourteen restaurants and other integrated commercial and retail facilities.

Finamore also has general manager experience—as GM of The Peninsula Beijing and The Peninsula Chicago. In Beijing, Finamore played a significant role developing and implementing Beijing's first ultra-luxury shopping complex, which featured more than 40 premium brands.

Finamore also did a stint as SVP of operations of Boyd Gaming Corporation in Las Vegas where he played a role in the development of the $5-billion gaming property, Echelon.

"We are fortunate to have someone with Peter's expertise in both luxury hospitality and mixed-use facility operations join the Regent brand. Combined with his global experience in current growth markets, he will be a key player in Regent's expansion as we prepare for opening and operating bespoke, luxury, multi-use hotels in captivating locations," said President Ralf Ohletz.

Regent's current hotel portfolio stands at six hotels in Beijing, Taipei, Singapore, Berlin, Zagreb and Turks and Caicos. Additional Regent hotels and resorts are under development in Bali, Phuket, Kuala Lumpur, Montenegro, Doha and Abu Dhabi.