Knut Wylde joins the hotel from its sister property Claridge’s in Mayfair where he has been Hotel Manager since March 2014
Prior to this, Knut built up a strong portfolio of hotel experience including Director of Operations at Coworth Park, part of the Dorchester Collection, and key roles at some of London’s most prestigious properties including The Savoy, St Pancreas Renaissance Hotel, 45 Park Lane and The Lanesborough. In addition to his extensive London experience he worked internationally for Rosewood Hotels & Resorts in Switzerland, Saudi Arabia and the Caribbean as well as at the One & Only Reethi Rah in the Maldives.
Commenting on his new role Knut said, “I am immensely proud to be joining such a prestigious hotel at such a key stage of its life, and look forward to working with the team to ensure we maintain our position as one of the capital’s leading properties famous for our exceptional levels of guest service and spirit of innovation!”
Born in Germany, Wylde started his career at the Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten in Hamburg over 20 years ago and brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the position.