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Hilton Bournemouth appoints Michael Poux as General Manager

Michael Poux
Hilton Worldwide has announced Michael Poux as the newly appointed general manager of Hilton Bournemouth. Poux will be leading the team and overseeing activity across all areas of the hotel, including the eforea spa, meetings and events spaces, Schpoons & Forx restaurant and LEVEL8IGHT The Sky Bar.

Most recently at the DoubleTree by Hilton Dunblane Hydro, Poux has a rich and varied background in the hotel industry with an international career spanning the UK, France, Central Africa and the Middle East. He has amassed over 22 years of four and five-star hotel management experience in resorts, country clubs and large scale operations.    

Hailing from France, Poux started his career in the 1990s as a housekeeping supervisor at the iconic Hotel Ritz in Paris. In 1997 he relocated to Aberdeen, Scotland to join the Marriott Hotels group as C&B operations manager. Over the next 12 years, he directed operations all over the UK in Coventry, Newcastle and Bristol, returning to Paris to take up the position of resident manager at Marriott Hotel Rive Gauche and Congress Centre.  

Always looking for a challenging new project, Poux moved to the Middle East in 2009, where he was executive assistant manager at The Regency Hotel Kuwait. He then spent a year as the general manager of The Grand Karavia Hotel based in the Congo, before managing the Noon Hotel and apartments in Dubai.  

Poux joined Hilton Worldwide in 2014, and will be overseeing Hilton Bournemouth, a stunning modern glass hotel that offers exemplary panoramic views of the British coastline town.

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