Irish family-owned hotel group The Doyle Collection has announced that it has appointed François-Xavier Schoeffer as the general manager of The Kensington hotel.
Schoeffer is a graduate of the General Manager's Program at Cornell University and has a degree in Hotel Marketing and Management from the Ecole Hôtelière Internationale Savoie.
He has over 20 years of experience in the hospitality sector, having previously worked at a number of hotels across his home country of France as well as in Amsterdam and London.
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He most recently served as general manager of Hotel Lutetia.
The Doyle Collecton CEO Statement
The Doyle Collection CEO Pat King stated, "We are delighted to welcome Francois to The Doyle Collection team. His experience working in a number of landmark international properties in some of the most exciting cities in the world will be invaluable to our group, and he brings with him a wealth of knowledge in true luxury hospitality. I wish him every success as he steps into this new role at The Kensington."
Schoeffer stated, "I'm delighted to be returning to London and am honoured to join The Kensington. I have always been driven by a true passion for hotels and the history behind them, which makes me all the more excited to be in charge of an incredible property with such a unique legacy. I am excited to work with the talented team here and am looking forward to a busy 2022."
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