Geddes has been hotel manager at The Lanesborough for the past two years and has worked in some of the finest hotels in London, including The Ritz and The Goring, where he was previously the general manager.
"We are delighted to promote Stuart to the role of managing director at The Lanesborough, as he has proven to be not only an excellent and passionate hotelier but also an inspiring leader and a great entrepreneur," said Timo Gruenert, CEO of Oetker Collection, in a written statement. "The Lanesborough is a quintessentially British landmark and we appreciate Stuart’s respect for the heritage of this iconic hotel, while constantly pushing for creativity and innovation."
Commenting on his promotion in a press release, Geddes said, “It is both a pleasure and an honor to be promoted to the role of managing director at The Lanesborough. As we continue to navigate one of the most challenging 18 months for the hospitality industry, I remain more dedicated than ever to providing our guests with the world-renowned service and attention to detail they expect from a true Masterpiece Hotel. My team and I strive to further enhance The Lanesborough’s prestigious reputation as one of the finest luxury hotels in London and a landmark of British hospitality.”
Located on the doorstep of Hyde Park and adjacent to the grounds of Buckingham Palace, The Lanesborough is one of London’s most iconic hotels. It comprises 93 rooms and suites and offers 24/7 private butler service for all room categories.