Four Seasons Names New President of Hotel Operations for EMEA

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After 35 years with Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, Antoine Corinthios will be leaving the company in the fall of this year. Christopher Norton will be appointed President Hotel Operations – Europe/Middle East/Africa (EMEA) effective September 1. Norton joined Four Seasons in 1989 and has served as Regional Vice President of the company and General Manager of Four Seasons Hotel George V Paris since 2007.

Norton is a 23-year Four Seasons veteran. He joined Four Seasons in 1989 as an Executive Assistant Manager at Le Quatre Saisons, Montréal (formerly a Four Seasons hotel). Since that time, he has held progressively senior roles in every region in which the company operates in both urban and resort locations. Since 2007, Norton has been Regional Vice President and General Manager of one of the company’s flagship properties, Four Seasons Hotel George V Paris. As Regional Vice President, Norton has had operational oversight for a number of hotels and resorts in Europe, the Middle East and the Indian Ocean, working closely with employees, customers and hotel owners. In addition to his regional responsibilities, Norton has chaired the company’s Global Spa Task Force, overseeing Four Seasons spa efforts worldwide.

All Regional Vice Presidents in the region will report to Norton and he will report to President and CEO Kathleen Taylor.

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