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Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills has appointed Davide Barnes hotel manager. Barnes, a 20-year hospitality veteran, most recently was general manager at Four Seasons Hotel Prague.  Before that, he spent two years as hotel manager at Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia.


Montage Hotels & Resorts has named Charles Black director of sales and marketing for Montage Beverly Hills. Most recently, Black served as the director of sales and marketing at Cap Juluca, a position he held since 2008. Black also spent over seven years with The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company in sales and marketing for properties in Jamaica, Grand Cayman and New Orleans.

Claridge’s hotel in London has appointed Thomas Kochs general manager. Kochs has worked at all three of Maybourne Hotel Groups’ hotels, Claridge’s, The Connaught and The Berkeley, and most recently was hotel manager at Claridge’s. He oversaw the redesign of rooms at Claridge’s by designer Diane von Furstenberg.

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