Dorchester Collection promotes Philip Morris to global commercial director and Eugenio Pirri to Chief People and Culture Officer










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Dorchester Collection promotes Philip Morris to global commercial director and Eugenio Pirri to Chief People and Culture Officer

Category: Worldwide Appointments
Press release published on 2017-07-17

Dorchester Collection announces the promotion of Philip Morris to the position of
global commercial director.


Philip joined Dorchester Collection as corporate director of revenue management in 2013 where he was responsible for aligning brand revenue and online strategy. Prior to this, he was director of revenue management at the Waldorf Astoria & Towers, New York and regional director of revenue management at Hilton Worldwide.

Pledging Dorchester Collection’s ongoing commitment to enhancing guest experiences at all touch points, Philip’s new role includes the added responsibility for contact centres, as well as client recognition, loyalty schemes and digital and email marketing.

Helen Smith, chief customer experience officer of Dorchester Collection, commented: “Philip’s promotion to global commercial director is integral to the company’s focus on customer experience and loyalty. His dedication and passion never wavers and we are delighted to congratulate him on this promotion. Furthermore, it demonstrates Dorchester Collection’s mission to nurture talent from within.”

Dorchester Collection announces the promotion of Eugenio Pirri to the position of chief people and culture officer

Eugenio Pirri joined Dorchester Collection as vice president, people and organisational development in 2011, where he spearheaded a team responsible for all aspects of human resources, learning and development, employee and guest engagement, and innovation and corporate responsibility.

Remaining true to Dorchester Collection’s Values, Eugenio will continue to reshape the company’s culture, ensuring a sustainable future through long-term perspectives on how it leads and develops current and future talent, as well as the key interconnection between people and technology.

Prior to Dorchester Collection, Eugenio was regional human resources director of The Savoy and Fairmont Hotels and Resorts, Europe.

Christopher Cowdray, chief executive officer of Dorchester Collection, commented: “Eugenio’s ongoing commitment to the people and culture of Dorchester Collection and his focus on nurturing and rewarding talent from within, has been outstanding and his promotion well deserved.”


About Dorchester Collection

Dorchester Collection is a portfolio of the world’s foremost luxury hotels in Europe and the US, each of which reflects the distinctive culture of its destination. By applying its unrivalled experience and capability in owning and operating some of the greatest individual hotels, the company’s mission is to develop an impeccable group of the finest landmark hotels through acquisition as well as management of wholly owned and part-owned hotels, and to enter into management agreements.

The current portfolio includes the following hotels: The Dorchester, London; 45 Park Lane, London; Coworth Park, Ascot, UK; Le Meurice, Paris; Hôtel Plaza Athénée, Paris; Le Richemond, Geneva; Hotel Principe di Savoia, Milan; Hotel Eden, Rome; The Beverly Hills Hotel, Beverly Hills; and Hotel Bel-Air, Los Angeles. dorchestercollection.com

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