A team of professionals with over 245 years’ combined experience has been appointed to run two new hotels at the Great Central Square development in Leicester city centre.
Accor has enlisted ten senior members of staff to preside over the Novotel and Adagio hotels and the independent NineB restaurant at the mixed-use development, which is being constructed by Charles Street Buildings Group.
Over 60 jobs are ultimately expected to be created across the sites.
James Conaghan, who has over 25 years’ experience in hotel management including 11 years with Jupiter Hotels, will oversee operations across both hotels in his role as general manager.
Meanwhile, Nikki Wilson has been appointed as director of sales. She will manage and attain business bookings for both establishments having previously worked as regional director of sales at De Vere for 8 years.
Scott Mills, who has four years’ experience as cluster revenue manager for Interstate Hotels, has been appointed as revenue manager for both the Novotel and the Adagio. He will work alongside Rachel Case, who takes the role of finance manager after spending six years as financial controller for hospitality management company RBH.