Wendy brings a wealth of financial and commercial experience to Dorchester Collection, joining from her most recent position as chief financial officer with Sandals Resorts, where she worked since 2011.
- Dorchester Collection announces the appointment of Wendy Potter as chief financial officer.
Prior to this, Wendy spent four years in Dubai as vice president finance and commercial operations for Kerzner International, following a stint as director of finance and commercial operations for Sodexho UK/Europe, a New York Stock Exchange listed company. Other past experience includes director of finance positions at Scottish & Newcastle PLC, Capital Radio Restaurants Ltd, County Hotels Ltd and Eurostar, having started her hospitality career with Hilton Hotels.
Commenting on her appointment, Wendy says: “I am very excited to work with such an iconic brand as Dorchester Collection and look forward to developing a financial and operational strategy to support the strong history and heritage of the hotels.”
Christopher Cowdray, chief executive officer of Dorchester Collection, said: “Wendy’s extensive financial experience in the hospitality sector makes her a strong addition to our company and I am delighted to welcome her to 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 whollyowned 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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