Badrutt’s Palace has introduced the appointment of Richard Leuenberger to the function of managing director.
Leuenberger joined the Badrutt’s workforce initially as director of meals and beverage in 2008 and once more as basic supervisor in November 2016 following a three-year stint with Shangri-La and Ritz Carlton in Asia.
In his new function, he’ll now oversee all division heads to make sure the graceful operating of the resort.
The appointment injects a recent sense of vitality on the most senior stage to this iconic palace resort, guaranteeing it retains the historical past and attraction of over 12 many years of legendary hospitality whereas celebrating the wants and desires of tomorrow’s visitors.
Richard succeeds present chief govt, Yves Gardiol, who has now left the resort.
The transfer indicators a wider restructure of the resort’s senior administration, streamlining operations and relations between the board and the resort.
As managing director, Richard Leunenberger is answerable for all operational actions together with the divisions of rooms, meals and beverage, gross sales and advertising, human assets and accounting.
Leuenberger stated: “Badrutt’s Palace is likely one of the greatest inns on this planet.
“Every single day I’m amazed by all of the tales which have been created right here and am impressed time and time once more by the attraction and historical past of such an iconic resort.
“To have the ability to form the way forward for this magical place is a dream come true and I couldn’t be happier about it.
“I’m able to tackle this attention-grabbing problem and to steer the operations along with our nice workforce.”